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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 15 — Jul. 18, 2011
  • pp: 13934–13939

Second harmonic and Raman imaging of He+ implanted KTiOPO4 waveguides

Ningning Dong, Daniel Jaque, Feng Chen, and Qingming Lu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 15, pp. 13934-13939 (2011)

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We report on the micro second harmonic (µ-SH) and micro Raman (µ-Raman) images of ion implanted channel and planar waveguides in KTiOPO4 (KTP) crystals. The μ-SH images reveal that the nonlinear properties in the waveguides have not been deteriorated during the implantation process. This is consistent with the μ-Raman images that evidences that lattice distortions are minimal at waveguide’s volume. Both the structural and nonlinear properties of the KTP lattice have been only modified at the end of ions’ trajectory, which is in good agreement with the positions with maximum refractive index changes.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(300.6420) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, nonlinear

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Original Manuscript: May 13, 2011
Revised Manuscript: June 21, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: June 21, 2011
Published: July 6, 2011

Ningning Dong, Daniel Jaque, Feng Chen, and Qingming Lu, "Second harmonic and Raman imaging of He+ implanted KTiOPO4 waveguides," Opt. Express 19, 13934-13939 (2011)

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