Techniques for using femtosecond lasers to directly write waveguides and integrated optical components in glass are reviewed along with the history of this field and its current state.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
K. Winick, C. Florea, A. A. Said, M. Dugan, and P. Bado, "Fabrication and characterization of photonic devices directly written in glass using femtosecond lasers," 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 CTuF6.
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