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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 20 — Oct. 1, 2007
  • pp: 12628–12635

Fabrication of photonic devices in nanostructured glasses by femtosecond laser pulses

R. Martínez-Vazquez, R. Osellame, G. Cerullo, R. Ramponi, and O. Svelto  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 20, pp. 12628-12635 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.012628


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Abstract

Focused femtosecond laser pulses have been used to modify the optical properties of glass doped with CdS x Se1-x nanocrystals. Large positive refractive index changes have been observed and exploited for the fabrication of photonic devices. In particular, we report on highly confining optical waveguides and single and multi-layer volume diffraction gratings.

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OCIS Codes
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(230.1950) Optical devices : Diffraction gratings
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(350.3390) Other areas of optics : Laser materials processing

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

History
Original Manuscript: June 28, 2007
Revised Manuscript: September 10, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 13, 2007
Published: September 18, 2007

Citation
R. Martinez-Vazquez, R. Osellame, G. Cerullo, R. Ramponi, and O. Svelto, "Fabrication of photonic devices in nanostructured glasses by femtosecond laser pulses," Opt. Express 15, 12628-12635 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-20-12628


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