Three-dimensional optical waveguide devices are fabricated in glass using femtosecond pulses from an extended cavity Ti:sapphire laser oscillator. We demonstrate increased device densities by fabricating highly symmetric 1:N waveguide splitters in three dimensions.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7130) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in condensed matter, including semiconductors
V. Sharma, A. M. Kowalevicz Jr., R. Huber, J. G. Fujimoto, and K. Minoshima, "Three Dimensional Waveguide Splitters Fabricated in Glass Using a Femtosecond Laser Oscillator," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CThCC4.