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  • Vol. 34, Iss. 25 — Sep. 1, 1995
  • pp: 5817–5822

Experimental study of Cu+–Na+ exchanged glass waveguides

H. Márquez, D. Salazar, A. Villalobos, G. Paez, and J. Ma. Rincón  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 34, Issue 25, pp. 5817-5822 (1995)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.34.005817


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Abstract

Optical waveguides have been obtained by field-assisted Cu+–Na+ exchanged on glass. The refractive index profiles of the waveguides are determined by means of the prism-coupling technique and Chiang’s method [J. Lightwave Technol. LT-3, 385 (1985)], and they correlate with the index profile calculated as a function of the glass composition. The composition profile is examined with the aid of a scanning electron microscopy with energy-dispersive x-ray analysis, and the diffusion process is explained by the one-dimensional diffusion equation.

© 1995 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: September 16, 1994
Revised Manuscript: March 17, 1995
Published: September 1, 1995

Citation
H. Márquez, D. Salazar, A. Villalobos, G. Paez, and J. Ma. Rincón, "Experimental study of Cu+–Na+ exchanged glass waveguides," Appl. Opt. 34, 5817-5822 (1995)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-34-25-5817


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