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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2006
  • pp: 2690–2691

Direct laser written waveguide–Bragg gratings in bulk fused silica

Graham D. Marshall, Martin Ams, and Michael J. Withford  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 18, pp. 2690-2691 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.002690


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Abstract

Optical waveguides that incorporate Bragg gratings have been written in bulk fused silica by using the femtosecond laser direct-write method and without the need for lithography or ion-beam techniques. A single manufacturing process is used to create waveguide–Bragg grating reflectors for operation in the C band.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(350.3390) Other areas of optics : Laser materials processing

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: May 5, 2006
Revised Manuscript: June 19, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: June 24, 2006
Published: August 25, 2006

Citation
Graham D. Marshall, Martin Ams, and Michael J. Withford, "Direct laser written waveguide-Bragg gratings in bulk fused silica," Opt. Lett. 31, 2690-2691 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-18-2690


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