Fused coupler switch using a thermo-optic cladding

  title={Fused coupler switch using a thermo-optic cladding},
  author={M.B.J. Diemeer and W. D. Vries and K. Benoist},
  journal={Electronics Letters},
  • M.B.J. Diemeer, W. D. Vries, K. Benoist
  • Published 1988
  • Mathematics
  • Electronics Letters
  • An optical switch based on a single-mode fused coupler has been fabricated. The switching is achieved by a thermal refractive index change of a silicone resin cladding material in the coupling region. Fabrication details and device characteristics are described. 
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