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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2013
  • pp: 17122–17130

Control of the properties of micro-structured waveguides in lithium niobate crystal

Huseyin Karakuzu, Mykhaylo Dubov, and Sonia Boscolo  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 14, pp. 17122-17130 (2013)

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We study numerically depressed-index cladding, buried, micro-structured optical waveguides that can be formed in a lithium niobate crystal by femtosecond laser writing. We demonstrate to which extent the waveguiding properties can be controlled by the waveguide geometry at the relatively moderate induced refractive index contrasts that are typical of the direct femtosecond inscription.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3730) Integrated optics : Lithium niobate
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

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Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: June 4, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 1, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 2, 2013
Published: July 10, 2013

Huseyin Karakuzu, Mykhaylo Dubov, and Sonia Boscolo, "Control of the properties of micro-structured waveguides in lithium niobate crystal," Opt. Express 21, 17122-17130 (2013)

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