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Optical properties of perfluorocyclobutyl (PFCB) polymers
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Paper Abstract

Fluoropolymers are viable material options for short haul fiber and planar waveguide photonic applications. This work provides the refractive index, extinction coefficient, Sellmeier coefficients, and infrared absorption for two perfluorocyclobutyl-based (PFCB) polymers. These PFCB fluoropolymers have marked themselves as alternatives to the more well known fluoropolymers based on their solution processability and broad tailorability of optical, thermal, and mechanical properties.

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Date Published: 10 November 2003
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5212, Linear and Nonlinear Optics of Organic Materials III, (10 November 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.499969
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John M. Ballato, Clemson Univ. (United States)
Dennis W. Smith, Clemson Univ. (United States)
Stephen H. Foulger, Clemson Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5212:
Linear and Nonlinear Optics of Organic Materials III
Mark G. Kuzyk; Manfred Eich; Robert A. Norwood, Editor(s)

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