22 September 1997 Fabrication of LiNbO3 single-crystal fiber array for wideband antenna signal processing
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Wideband optical signal processing for adaptive antennas calls for a high-performance spatial light amplifier (SLA). The latter can be implemented as an upgrade of micro-channel SLA by replacing bulk crystal with a single-crystal fiber array (SCFA). This paper is focused on SCFA fabrication. The design process from specifying SCFA parameters to selecting fabrication technique (dice-and-fill or laser-heated pedestal growth) is reviewed. The results achieved with the dice-and- fill method are presented.
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Alex V. Petrov, Alex V. Petrov, Shizhuo Yin, Shizhuo Yin, Francis T. S. Yu, Francis T. S. Yu, Oleg B. Leonov, Oleg B. Leonov, Yoshiji Suzuki, Yoshiji Suzuki, Kazunori K. Shinoda, Kazunori K. Shinoda, } "Fabrication of LiNbO3 single-crystal fiber array for wideband antenna signal processing", Proc. SPIE 3137, Photorefractive Fiber and Crystal Devices: Materials, Optical Properties, and Applications III, (22 September 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.279179; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.279179

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