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Fabrication of Monomode Polymer Waveguides by Replication Technique

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Part of the TEUBNER-TEXTE zur Physik book series (TTZP)

Abstract

An embossing technique is utilized to press waveguide grooves into thermoplastic substrates. The grooves are subsequently filled with higher refractive index polymer resulting in low loss single mode waveguides for 1.32μm wavelength.

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© B. G. Teubner Verlagsgesellschaft Leipzig 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Inst. f. Angewandte PhysikUniversität JenaGermany
  2. 2.Lehrstuhl f. HochfrequenztechnikUniversität DortmundGermany

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