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Title: Sol-gel fabrication for applications in photonic communications
Authors: Ho, Charles Kin Fai
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Electrical and electronic engineering::Optics, optoelectronics, photonics
Issue Date: 2007
Source: Ho, C. K. F. (2007). Sol-gel fabrication for applications in photonic communications. Doctoral thesis, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Abstract: In an attempt to exploit low-cost fabrication methods for photonics components, the capability of film formation by the sol-gel (the alkoxide route) and spin coating process was rigorously studied and evaluated in this work. Two specific applications of interests are dielectric waveguide devices and III-V quantum-well intermixing (QWI) of optoelectronic devices. The sol-gel—spin coating technique was employed to synthesize a glassy layer of Ge02:Si02 that is suitable as a core layer of an optical waveguide and as a porous layer of Ge02:Si02 for encapsulant-induced QWI of semiconductor laser structures.
Description: 342 p.
DOI: 10.32657/10356/46870
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: open
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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