Electro-optic waveguide based on hybrid sol-gel doped with organic chromophore

Hongxi Zhang, Mahmoud Fallahi

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Electro-optic waveguides were fabricated from organic chromophore doped hybrid sol-gel through an all-wet process. The waveguide has good optical confinement at 1550 nm and shows stable electro-optic performance. The results indicate that the hybrid sol-gel is promising medium for the electro-optic devices and components with low cost, easy processing, and fabrication flexibility.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)415-418
Number of pages4
JournalOptics Communications
Issue number4-6
StatePublished - Apr 15 2005


  • Electro-optic effect
  • Sol-gel
  • Waveguide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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