We present the first low-loss (< 0.5 dB/cm) ion-exchanged waveguides in glass doped with lead-salt quantum dots. Measurements of the waveguides’ coupling losses, near-field mode profile, and index profile are presented.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics materials
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7380) Optical devices : Waveguides, channeled
J. M. Auxier, B. R. West, S. Honkanen, A. Schülzgen, N. Peyghambarian, S. Sen, and N. F. Borrelli, "Quantum-dot-doped waveguides produced by ion exchange," 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 CTuF2.
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