IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A multimode thermo-optic polymer switch for incorporation in a 4/spl times/4 hybrid integrated optoelectronic switch matrix

Engineering Solutions for the Next Millennium. 1999 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering

Author(s): Hnatiw, A.J.P. ; DeCorby, R.G. ; McMullin, J.N. ; Callender, C. ; MacDonald, R.I.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 1999
Conference Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Canada
Conference Date: 9 May 1999
Volume: 2
ISBN (Paper): 0-7803-5579-2
ISSN (Paper): 0840-7789
DOI: 10.1109/CCECE.1999.807989
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The design, fabrication and performance of a thermo-optic polymer switch are reported. A switching time of 3 ms and an ON/OFF contrast ratio of 6 dB have been experimentally measured. Improvements... View More

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