1 December 1991 Linear and nonlinear optical effects in polymer waveguides
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A very useful technology for monomode waveguide production by etching SiO2 substrate material and covering it with organic polymeric materials is reported. An integrated dual-beam interferometer is presented which serves efficiently for electro-optical material parameter determination for polymers. An opto-optical beam scanner based on a grating coupler was realized. Output coupling angle modulation up to 0.1 rad was obtained by illuminating the grating with low intensity (2) laser radiation. A new waveguiding principle in which light is guided in a low refractive index region, a so called ARROW, was realized using polymer in combination with SiO2Si3N4.
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Andreas H. Braeuer, Andreas H. Braeuer, Ulrike Bartuch, Ulrike Bartuch, M. Zeisberger, M. Zeisberger, Th. Bauer, Th. Bauer, Peter Dannberg, Peter Dannberg, } "Linear and nonlinear optical effects in polymer waveguides", Proc. SPIE 1559, Photopolymer Device Physics, Chemistry, and Applications II, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50698; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.50698
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