We describes the fabrication by electrical microcontact printing of optical waveguides and splitters made of poly(4-vinylphenol) doped with phloxine B, permitting inexpensive, rapid prototyping over large areas and construction of integrated, multi-level devices.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4830) Optical design and fabrication : Systems design
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
D. Wolfe, R. Conroy, C. Love, B. Gates, M. Prentiss, and G. Whitesides, "Fabrication of planar optical waveguides by electrical microcontact printing," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CFH6.
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