Planar waveguides and Y-junctions designed for single mode operation at 632.8nm were fabricated in flame hydrolysis deposition (FHD) germanium-doped silica through contact-mask exposure with 157-nm F2 laser nanosecond-pulse irradiation.
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(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, A. Cleary, S. Aitchison, S. G. Blanco, and P. R. Herman, "Direct F2 laser fabrication of Y-junction waveguides in flame hydrolysis deposited germanium-doped silica," 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 CThT15.
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