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  • Vol. 43, Iss. 5 — Feb. 10, 2004
  • pp: 1149–1155

Effective gray scale in lithographically scribed planar holographic bragg reflectors

Dmitri Iazikov, Christoph Greiner, and Thomas W. Mossberg  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 43, Issue 5, pp. 1149-1155 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.43.001149


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Abstract

We demonstrate that holographic Bragg reflector grating structures, which are photolithographically scribed in planar waveguides, support a unique approach to apodization and overlay that uses fixed-depth etching and partial contour writing to achieve continuous reflective amplitude control.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(090.2890) Holography : Holographic optical elements
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors
(230.7400) Optical devices : Waveguides, slab

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Dmitri Iazikov, Christoph Greiner, and Thomas W. Mossberg, "Effective gray scale in lithographically scribed planar holographic bragg reflectors," Appl. Opt. 43, 1149-1155 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-43-5-1149


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