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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 26 — Dec. 26, 2005
  • pp: 10552–10557

Discrete nonlinear localization in femtosecond laser written waveguides in fused silica

Alexander Szameit, Dominik Blömer, Jonas Burghoff, Thomas Schreiber, Thomas Pertsch, Stefan Nolte, Andreas Tünnermann, and Falk Lederer  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 26, pp. 10552-10557 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.010552


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Abstract

The observation of discrete spatial solitons in fs laser written waveguide arrays in fused silica is reported for the first time. The fs writing process permits the specific setting of the linear and nonlinear guiding properties of the waveguides. The results in this paper reveal a new avenue for the fabrication of various nonlinear optical devices.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.4310) Integrated optics : Nonlinear
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices

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Alexander Szameit, Dominik Blömer, Jonas Burghoff, Thomas Schreiber, Thomas Pertsch, Stefan Nolte, Andreas Tünnermann, and Falk Lederer, "Discrete Nonlinear Localization in Femtosecond Laser Written Waveguides in Fused Silica," Opt. Express 13, 10552-10557 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-26-10552


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