UV written waveguides using crosslinkable PMMA-based copolymers

Jaesun Koo, P.G.R. Smith, R.B. Williams, C. Riziotis, M.C. Grossel
Summaries of Papers Presented at the Lasers and Electro-Optics. CLEO '02. Technical Diges  
We report the first results on UV direct writing of waveguides in the poly(methylmethacrylate/2methacryloylethylmethacrylate) copolymer system (P(MMA/MAOEMA)). The photosensitivity mechanisms in thermally crosslinked layers are investigated and used to write low loss (<ldB/cm) channel waveguides.
doi:10.1109/cleo.2002.1034239 fatcat:hciigww3izehpcpflcxbofc4pi