Electro-optic integration of liquid crystal cladding switch with multimode passive polymer waveguides on PCB

J. Beals, O. Hadeler, S. M. Morris, T. D. Wilkinson, R. V. Penty, I. H. White

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Abstract

Optical switching functionality is demonstrated in PCB integrated multimode passive polymer waveguides using a localised liquid-crystal cladding structure. Waveguide switching contrast of 15 dB is achieved with only 0.5 dB of on-state excess loss.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 - Baltimore, Baltimore , USA United States
Duration: 31 May 20095 Jun 2009

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
CountryUSA United States
CityBaltimore
Period31/05/095/06/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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