A novel vacuum-assisted-microfluidic (VAM) fabrication technique is presented. The method results in lower propagation losses and improved waveguide structures. The technique is employed to develop optical interconnect ribbon couplers and a color filter for OLED.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
S. Song, A. Flores, S. Baig, and M. R. Wang, "Novel Vacuum Assisted Microfluidic Technique for Fabrication of Guided Wave Devices," in Frontiers in Optics 2007/Laser Science XXIII/Organic Materials and Devices for Displays and Energy Conversion, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper FMI5.
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