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Properties of planar lightwave circuit (PLC) devices fabricated by silica and silicone polymer
Author(s): Tohru Maruno; Naoki Ooba; Seiji Toyoda
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Paper Abstract

Recently, photonic networks based on wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) systems have developed considerably in response to the explosive growth of the Internet. Devices with novel functions are required for photonic networks, and planar lightwave circuits (PLCs) are being considered to meet this need. This paper reports recent progress on PLC- type devices with advanced functions developed for the photonic networks. We describe fabrication techniques and device applications for silica and silicone polymer based PLC technologies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 November 2001
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4439, Design, Manufacturing, and Testing of Planar Optical Waveguide Devices, (6 November 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.447633
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Tohru Maruno, NTT Photonics Labs. (Japan)
Naoki Ooba, NTT Photonics Labs. (Japan)
Seiji Toyoda, NTT Photonics Labs. (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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