We present the modelling, microfabrication in a silicon substrate and optical characterisation of an electrically controllable waveguide made of nematic liquid crystal. For a TM light polarization, we have measured an extinction ratio higher than 35 dB and a threshold voltage of only 2 V.
European Optical Society
1 Jan 2008
European Optical Society Annual Meeting 2008– TOM 4 Micro- and Nanoscale Photonic Systems