31 March 2005 Polymer-based thermo-optic switch for optical true time delay
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A thermo-optic switch using total internal reflection waveguide was fabricated for optical true time delay. Experimental result shows that the crosstalk in the bar state is as low as -42dB and the total insertion loss is only -4dB at the wavelength of 1.55μm. A power consumption of 130mWand switching speeds of 2ms are obtained as well, which makes the device qualified to be used in the application of optical true time delay.
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Xiaolong Wang, Xiaolong Wang, Brie Howley, Brie Howley, Maggie Y. Chen, Maggie Y. Chen, Qingjun Zhou, Qingjun Zhou, Ray Chen, Ray Chen, Panoutsopoulos Basile, Panoutsopoulos Basile, } "Polymer-based thermo-optic switch for optical true time delay", Proc. SPIE 5728, Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies IX, (31 March 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.588669; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.588669


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