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dc.contributor.advisorPeyghambarian, Nasseren_US
dc.contributor.authorEnami, Yasufumi
dc.creatorEnami, Yasufumien_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-09T10:44:24Z
dc.date.available2013-05-09T10:44:24Z
dc.date.issued2003en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/289882
dc.description.abstractThe devices using Electro-optic (EO) polymers has been demonstrated for high-speed modulators and switching because of its low dispersion, coating quality, inexpensive process. EO polymers itself has been progressing since their first invention some two decades ago, and simultaneously devices using the EO polymers have been demonstrated, corresponding to want from commercial communication system. Since the middle of ninety, active devices have been realized because to fabricate all polymeric waveguide structure in EO polymers has been realized with help of costly dry etching system. All polymeric waveguide still suffer from (1) low optical throughput due to coupling losses; (2) high intrinsic optical loss in EO polymers; and (3) optical-waveguiding instability due to photochemical reaction in EO polymers. Therefore, inexpensive process to solve these problems is needed when the fabricated devices is used in the commercial communication system. In this study, I mention theoretical backgrounds, properties, and then process for device fabrication to solve these precious all polymeric approaches.
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
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dc.subjectEngineering, Electronics and Electrical.en_US
dc.subjectPhysics, Optics.en_US
dc.subjectEngineering, Materials Science.en_US
dc.titleElectro-optic polymers and modulatorsen_US
dc.typetexten_US
dc.typeDissertation-Reproduction (electronic)en_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
thesis.degree.leveldoctoralen_US
dc.identifier.proquest3089944en_US
thesis.degree.disciplineGraduate Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineOptical Sciencesen_US
thesis.degree.namePh.D.en_US
dc.identifier.bibrecord.b4442064xen_US
refterms.dateFOA2018-07-01T12:04:41Z
html.description.abstractThe devices using Electro-optic (EO) polymers has been demonstrated for high-speed modulators and switching because of its low dispersion, coating quality, inexpensive process. EO polymers itself has been progressing since their first invention some two decades ago, and simultaneously devices using the EO polymers have been demonstrated, corresponding to want from commercial communication system. Since the middle of ninety, active devices have been realized because to fabricate all polymeric waveguide structure in EO polymers has been realized with help of costly dry etching system. All polymeric waveguide still suffer from (1) low optical throughput due to coupling losses; (2) high intrinsic optical loss in EO polymers; and (3) optical-waveguiding instability due to photochemical reaction in EO polymers. Therefore, inexpensive process to solve these problems is needed when the fabricated devices is used in the commercial communication system. In this study, I mention theoretical backgrounds, properties, and then process for device fabrication to solve these precious all polymeric approaches.


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