2 May 1994 Optical channel waveguides based on photopolymerizable di/tri acrylates
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Proceedings Volume 2153, Optoelectronic Interconnects II; (1994) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.174509
Event: OE/LASE '94, 1994, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
We report on the use of di/tri acrylates in a photocurable polymer system for the fabrication of optical channel waveguides. The high degree of cross-linking in these materials improves the stability over linear systems. We have formulated resin mixtures to fabricate both single-mode and multimode waveguides at dimensions comparable to optical fibers to improve fiber-to- waveguide coupling. Results on refractive index tailoring as well as DSC, DMA, processing resolution, and optical loss are presented.
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Kenichi Nakagawa, Kenichi Nakagawa, T. Kowalewski, T. Kowalewski, Christopher W. Phelps, Christopher W. Phelps, D. L. Rode, D. L. Rode, Robert R. Krchnavek, Robert R. Krchnavek, "Optical channel waveguides based on photopolymerizable di/tri acrylates", Proc. SPIE 2153, Optoelectronic Interconnects II, (2 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.174509; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.174509
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