Two methods of single-pulse and burst interactions are compared for femtosecond laser direct-writing of strong Bragg grating waveguides inside bulk transparent materials. Laser process windows, frequency chirping, optical sensing, and thermal stability will be reported.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.3390) Other areas of optics : Laser materials processing
P. Herman, "Direct Femtosecond Laser Writing of 3-D Waveguides and Gratings for Optical Communications," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThV4.
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