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Field Induced Bonding of Optical Fibers to Glass Coated Silicon

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069269D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Brady, MJ Bogardus, EH Lane, R [+details]

Abstract

Optical fibers may be accurately bonded together by aligning the fibers in a glass-coated preferentially etched V-groove in silicon and then bonding the fibers to the silicon using field-assisted glass-to-metal sealing techniques.