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Polymeric optical waveguides for device applications
Author(s): Michael J. McFarland; Karl W. Beeson; Keith A. Horn; Ajay Nahata; Chengjiu Wu; James T. Yardley
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Paper Abstract

Polymeric materials suitable for the formation of both passive and electro-optically active waveguide devices have been produced. We have developed methods for delineating channel waveguides in thin polymer films via a photopatteming technique. A description of the performance characteristics of devices incorporating these materials will be presented. An analysis of the advantages and drawbacks of polymeric systems will also be included.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1583, Integrated Optical Circuits, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50904
Show Author Affiliations
Michael J. McFarland, Allied-Signal Inc. (United States)
Karl W. Beeson, Allied-Signal Inc. (United States)
Keith A. Horn, Allied-Signal Inc. (United States)
Ajay Nahata, Allied-Signal Inc. (United States)
Chengjiu Wu, Allied-Signal Inc. (United States)
James T. Yardley, Allied-Signal Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1583:
Integrated Optical Circuits
Ka Kha Wong, Editor(s)

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