Organic optoelectronics

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The benefits of organic and polymeric materials used for various applications in optical communications are discussed. The ultraviolet cured systems of highly cross-linked low Tg optical polymers eliminates the need for costly dry etching processes and also lowers the stress in the waveguide. Low-loss polymers also reduces electrical power consumption for devices. It is concluded that the levels of loss achieved by both halogenated cross-linked and conventional perfluoropolymer systems makes it suitable for high levels of optical integration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages6
Specialist publicationOptics and Photonics News
StatePublished - Feb 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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