30 October 2007 Light-induced self-inscription (LISI) in nanocomposite network glasses
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Proceedings Volume 6796, Photonics North 2007; 67961P (2007) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.778754
Event: Photonics North 2007, 2007, Ottawa, Canada
Abstract
Photoresponsive nanocomposite organically modified silica films were prepared by solution sol-gel processing of organo-silicon alkoxide compounds. Waveguiding at 488 and 514.5 nm proceeded with simultaneous self-inscription and self-focusing. Light Induced self inscribed (LISI) waveguides were revealed by wet etching. Under certain conditions, self-inscription exhibited optical beating or became chaotic, and filamentation was observed. Composite waveguides of nanoplasmonic particles and rare earth doped nanoparticles were written by LISI.
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M. P. Andrews, M. P. Andrews, N. Belanger, N. Belanger, N. Duxin, N. Duxin, E. Maron, E. Maron, J. Lofgreen, J. Lofgreen, H. Djeghelian, H. Djeghelian, G. Shan, G. Shan, M.-P. Manseau, M.-P. Manseau, F. C. J. M. van Veggel, F. C. J. M. van Veggel, S.-W. Fu, S.-W. Fu, } "Light-induced self-inscription (LISI) in nanocomposite network glasses", Proc. SPIE 6796, Photonics North 2007, 67961P (30 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.778754; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.778754
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