Scientific Paper on Polymer Waveguide Modulator Fabrication Using TiO2 Plasma Etching from Kyushu University Team

November 10, 2016 Samco 2016 Customer, Other Materials Etch, Photonic Devices, SAMCO Customer Publication, TiO2 Etch

An electro-optic polymer-cladded TiO2 waveguide modulator

Feng Qiu1 Hiroki Miura2, Andrew M. Spring1, Jianxun Hong1, Daisuke Maeda3, Masa-aki Ozawa3, Keisuke Odoi3 and Shiyoshi Yokoyama1,2
1 Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen Kasuga-city, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan
2 Department of Molecular and Material Sciences, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen Kasuga-city, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan
3 Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd., 2-10-1 Tuboi Nishi, Funabashi, Chiba 274-8507, Japan
Appl. Phys. Lett. (2016) 109, 173301

TiO2 Periodic Table

Waveguide modulator device using organic electro-optic (EO) materials was studied in this research. Samco ICP plasma etcher was used for slot structure formation for TiO2 plasma etching in fluorine chemistry during device fabrication.

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