Optical waveguiding in the highly nonlinear optical crystal DAST has been demonstrated. Planar waveguides have been realized by H+ ion implantation whilst fs ablation has been used to pattern channel waveguide structures.
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L. Mutter, A. Guarino, M. Jazbinsek, M. Zgonik, and P. Günter, "Optical Waveguides in the Highly Nonlinear Optical Organic Crystal DAST Produced by Ion Implantation and fs Ablation," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CTuB5.
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