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18 June 2002 Waveguides produced by ultrashort laser pulses inside glasses and crystals
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Proceedings Volume 4637, Photon Processing in Microelectronics and Photonics; (2002) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.470621
Event: High-Power Lasers and Applications, 2002, San Jose, California, United States
Abstract
Using tightly focused femtosecond laser pulses waveguides are fabricated inside glasses and crystalline materials. The guiding and attenuation properties at different wavelengths as well as the micro morphology of the irradiated samples are studied. We demonstrate the fabrication of single- and multi-mode waveguides with damping losses well below 1 dB/cm in fused silica. In crystalline quartz we found that the irradiated area has become amorphous due to the absorption of the laser radiation. In this case waveguiding is observed in a stress-induced region surrounding the irradiated, amorphous area.
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Stefan Nolte, Matthias Will, Boris N. Chichkov, and Andreas Tuennermann "Waveguides produced by ultrashort laser pulses inside glasses and crystals", Proc. SPIE 4637, Photon Processing in Microelectronics and Photonics, (18 June 2002); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.470621
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