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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 14 — Jul. 9, 2007
  • pp: 8513–8520

Optical channel waveguides by proton and carbon implantation in Nd:YAG crystals

E. Flores-Romero, G. V. Vázquez, H. Márquez, R. Rangel-Rojo, J. Rickards, and R. Trejo-Luna  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 14, pp. 8513-8520 (2007)

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In this work the formation of optical channel waveguides in Nd:YAG crystals by either proton or carbon implantation is reported. The channel waveguides were obtained by a single implantation process through an electroformed mask of nickel-cobalt alloy. Experimental measurements of the optical properties of these waveguides are presented.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3380) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials
(230.7380) Optical devices : Waveguides, channeled

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: March 2, 2007
Revised Manuscript: May 3, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 3, 2007
Published: June 25, 2007

E. Flores-Romero, G. V. Vázquez, H. Márquez, R. Rangel-Rojo, J. Rickards, and R. Trejo-Luna, "Optical channel waveguides by proton and carbon implantation in Nd:YAG crystals," Opt. Express 15, 8513-8520 (2007)

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