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