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Implementation of MMI structure for optical device using polymer material

Ahmad Wahiddin, Farah Waheeda (2007) Implementation of MMI structure for optical device using polymer material. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

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Abstract

Multimode interference (MMI) devices have been extensively studied and are of considerable interest as key optical components in photonic integrated circuit (PIC). The principle of the MMI devices is based on destructive/constructive interferences occurring in the MMI area with a large number of multimodes. Because of its unique properties, such as low insertion loss, large optical bandwidth, compactness, low crosstalk and excellent fabrication tolerances, the MMI devices has many potential applications such as couplers, splitters, combiners, filters and routers. Compared with silica, recently, polymeric material has lately attracted considerable attention for various waveguide devices, such as optical switches and variable optical attenuators, especially for its simple fabrication process.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Kejuruteraan (Elektrik - Elektronik dan Telekomunikasi)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2007; Supervisor : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norazan bin Mohd. Kassim
Uncontrolled Keywords:multimode interference (MMI), photonic integrated circuit (PIC), polymeric material
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:6746
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:17 Nov 2008 07:43
Last Modified:18 Sep 2012 05:43

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