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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 1996
  • pp: 641–643

Ion-beam manipulation of the photorefractive properties of strontium barium niobate planar waveguides

Elaine E. Robertson, Robert W. Eason, Malgorzata Kaczmarek, Peter J. Chandler, and Xuefeng Huang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 9, pp. 641-643 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000641


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Abstract

Photorefractive planar waveguides have been fabricated in cerium-doped strontium barium niobate (SrxBa1−xNb2O6, SBN) single crystals by ion-beam implantation. The losses measured were as low as 0.1 and 7.0 dB cm−1 for the TM and the TE modes, respectively. Subsequent two-beam-coupling experiments performed on the waveguides showed that, unlike for BaTiO3 and KNbO3 waveguides formed by ion-beam implantation, the two-beam-coupling gain direction did not reverse. Also, the response time had been reduced by 2 orders of magnitude.

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History
Original Manuscript: October 10, 1995
Published: May 1, 1996

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Elaine E. Robertson, Peter J. Chandler, Xuefeng Huang, Robert W. Eason, and Malgorzata Kaczmarek, "Ion-beam manipulation of the photorefractive properties of strontium barium niobate planar waveguides," Opt. Lett. 21, 641-643 (1996)
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