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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 11 — May. 23, 2011
  • pp: 10776–10788

Fabrication of an asymmetric Bragg coupler-based polymeric filter with a single-grating waveguide

Wei-Ching Chuang, Yu-Tai Huang, Hui-Chi Lin, and An-Chen Lee  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 11, pp. 10776-10788 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.010776


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Abstract

In this work, a first report on fabricating an asymmetric Bragg coupler-based filter on polymeric waveguides without input-waveguide grating was revealed. The fabrication process we developed was using holographic interference techniques, capillary effect, soft lithography, and micro molding process. The transmission dip of about −9.2 dB and the 3 dB transmission bandwidth of about 0.125 nm were obtained from a filter.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(090.2880) Holography : Holographic interferometry
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers
(230.7380) Optical devices : Waveguides, channeled
(130.7408) Integrated optics : Wavelength filtering devices
(130.5460) Integrated optics : Polymer waveguides

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 23, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 28, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 1, 2011
Published: May 18, 2011

Citation
Wei-Ching Chuang, Yu-Tai Huang, Hui-Chi Lin, and An-Chen Lee, "Fabrication of an asymmetric Bragg coupler-based polymeric filter with a single-grating waveguide," Opt. Express 19, 10776-10788 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-11-10776


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