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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 10 — May. 9, 2011
  • pp: 9814–9819

Waveguide mode filters fabricated using laser-induced forward transfer

K. S. Kaur, A. Z. Subramanian, Y. J. Ying, D. P. Banks, M. Feinaeugle, P. Horak, V. Apostolopoulos, C. L. Sones, S. Mailis, and R. W. Eason  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 10, pp. 9814-9819 (2011)

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Titanium (Ti)-in-diffused lithium niobate waveguide mode filters fabricated using laser-induced forward transfer followed by thermal diffusion are presented. The mode control was achieved by adjusting the separation between adjacent Ti segments thus varying the average value of the refractive index along the length of the in-diffused channel waveguides. The fabrication details, loss measurements and near-field optical characterization of the mode filters are presented. Modeling results regarding the device performance are also discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: February 11, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 10, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 10, 2011
Published: May 5, 2011

K. S. Kaur, A. Z. Subramanian, Y. J. Ying, D. P. Banks, M. Feinaeugle, P. Horak, V. Apostolopoulos, C. L. Sones, S. Mailis, and R. W. Eason, "Waveguide mode filters fabricated using laser-induced forward transfer," Opt. Express 19, 9814-9819 (2011)

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