The performance of a novel acylate-based thermally stable photo-polymer is presented. Rapid direct writing of the guides and other structures is realized using a high-power 325 nm He:Cd laser. The loss is measured by cut-back to be less than 0.17 dB/cm at 850 nm and less than 0.5 dB/cm at 1310 nm. This material and writing system is used to make 50 µm square core cladded guides and compliant bumps for device attachment, and 45° TIR mirrors for out of plane coupling.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Proceedings of SPIE - the International Society for Optical Engineering|
|Publication status||Published - 2000|
|Event||Optics in Computing 2000 - Quebec City, Can|
Duration: 18 Jun 2000 → 23 Jun 2000