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Integration of organic electroluminescent diodes and polymeric waveguide devices: characterization of light source for optical integrated circuit
Author(s): Yutaka Ohmori; Hirotake Kajii; Takahisa Tsukagawa; Takayuki Taneda; Masayoshi Yamazaki; Makoto Hikita; Satoru Tomaru; Hisataka Takenaka
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Paper Abstract

We fabricated organic electroluminescent diodes (OELD) for use as an light source for optical interconnect in data communication systems. The OELDs consists of indium-tin-oxide (ITO) coated substrates, hole-transporting layer of (alpha) -NPD (4,4'-bis[N-(naphthyl)-N-phenyl-amino]-biphenyl) emissive layer of rubrene (5,6,11,12-tetraphenylnaphthacene) doped Alq3 (8-hydroxyquinoline aluminum) and silver containing magnesium cathode. The OLED was fabricated by deposition deposition technique. These OELDs, with an emission peak center at 560 nm, was fabricated with a vacuum deposition technique. The optical pulses of faster than 30 Mb/s have been generated from the OELD. We discuss the emission characteristics and the pulse response characteristics of the OLED as regards it use as a light source for polymeric waveguides.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 November 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4439, Design, Manufacturing, and Testing of Planar Optical Waveguide Devices, (6 November 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.447624
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Yutaka Ohmori, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Hirotake Kajii, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Takahisa Tsukagawa, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Takayuki Taneda, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Masayoshi Yamazaki, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Makoto Hikita, NTT Advanced Technology Corp. (Japan)
Satoru Tomaru, NTT Advanced Technology Corp. (Japan)
Hisataka Takenaka, NTT Advanced Technology Corp. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4439:
Design, Manufacturing, and Testing of Planar Optical Waveguide Devices
Robert A. Norwood, Editor(s)

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