Femtosecond laser writing of buried waveguides was extended to Foturan glass. Thermal annealing yielded positive index changes for select visible and infrared wavelengths.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
S. Ho, Y. Cheng, P. R. Herman, K. Sugioka, and K. Midorikawa, "Direct ultrafast laser writing of buried waveguides in Foturan glass," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CThD6.
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