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Photonics polymer for fiber to-the-display
Author(s): Yasuhiro Koike
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Paper Abstract

We have started the basic researches in order to investigate and explain the relation between photonics polymers and their properties. And based on them, we have proposed and demonstrated photonics polymers with new optical functions for application in photonics fields, for example, graded-index polymer optical fibers (GI-POFs), highly scattered optical transmission polymers, zero-birefringence optical polymers, and polymer optical fiber amplifiers and lasers. We propose the concept of "Fiber to the Display" and will apply these photonics polymers for it. In this concept, the GI-POF is directly connected to a large and high-quality display with more than gigabit order data transmission. Therefore, the real-time communication by high quality motion picture will become available for the first time even at home. The gigabit technology which we propose will bring us back to "Face-to-Face Communication".

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 February 2007
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6470, Organic Photonic Materials and Devices IX, 64700I (7 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.710538
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Yasuhiro Koike, Keio Univ. (Japan)
Japan Science and Technology Agency (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6470:
Organic Photonic Materials and Devices IX
James G. Grote; Francois Kajzar; Nakjoong Kim, Editor(s)

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