Femtosecond writing of refractive-index changes in sapphire is demonstrated by doping the crystal with an appropriate ion (here: Ti 3+) that reduces the threshold of the process. Passive and active buried channel waveguiding is demonstrated.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2004|
|Event||Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Washington, DC, United States|
Duration: May 17 2004 → May 19 2004
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