Using photosensitive polyimide, we fabricated a buried waveguide containing carbon nanotubes by a simple photolithography process. Anisotropic linear absorption and saturable absorption due to the alignment of nanotubes were observed in the guided transmission.
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T. Oomuro, R. Kaji, T. Itatani, H. Ishii, E. Itoga, H. Kataura, M. Yamashita, M. Mori, and Y. Sakakibara, "Carbon Nanotube-Polyimide Saturable Absorbing Waveguide Made by Simple Photolithography," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CThV1.
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