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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 2008
  • pp: 5750–5752

Planar waveguide obtained by burying a Ge 22 As 20 Se 58 fiber in As 2 S 3 glass

Quentin Coulombier, Shaoqian Zhang, Xianghua Zhang, Bruno Bureau, Jacques Lucas, Catherine Boussard-Plédel, Johan Trolès, Laurent Calvez, Hongli Ma, Sébastien Maurugeon, and Erwan Guillevic  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 31, pp. 5750-5752 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.47.005750


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Abstract

We demonstrate the possibility of fabricating an infrared transmitting waveguide by burying fiber in chalcogenide glasses. Two highly mature chalcogenide glasses are used for these experiments. GASIR glass from Umicore IR Glass, Olen, Belgium, with the composition of Ge 22 As 20 Se 58 is used to draw fibers that are then buried in an As 2 S 3 glass substrate. The glasses we used are compatible, and we obtained a high quality interface. We performed a transmission test with a CO 2 laser at 9.3 μm . The potential for extremely low loss planar waveguides is discussed.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3060) Integrated optics : Infrared
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 28, 2008
Revised Manuscript: September 3, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: September 5, 2008
Published: October 21, 2008

Citation
Quentin Coulombier, Shaoqian Zhang, Xianghua Zhang, Bruno Bureau, Jacques Lucas, Catherine Boussard-Plédel, Johan Trolès, Laurent Calvez, Hongli Ma, Sébastien Maurugeon, and Erwan Guillevic, "Planar waveguide obtained by burying a Ge22As20Se58 fiber in As2S3 glass," Appl. Opt. 47, 5750-5752 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-47-31-5750


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