Though generally perceived as unfertile grounds for nano-technology optics, silica-based Planar Lightwave Circuits (PLCs) are benefiting from the tools, metrology and methods being developed for nanometer-resolution technology. We shall review how some of these methods are being applied to make substantial improvements in the performance of commercial planar-waveguide optical components such as AWG MUX/DMUX filters.
Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 1, Technical Proceedings of the 2007 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 1
Published: May 20, 2007
Pages: 145 - 148
Industry sectors: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing | Sensors, MEMS, Electronics
Topicss: Nanoelectronics, Photonic Materials & Devices