Birefringence characteristics of benzocyclobutene rib optical waveguides

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)372-374
Journal / PublicationElectronics Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 18 Mar 2004


Zero-birefringence benzocyclobutene polymer rib waveguides as well as waveguides that exhibit low birefringence over a wide range of temperature are demonstrated. Experimental results agree well with theoretical calculations that take into account stress-induced birefringence.