Fabrication of optical planar waveguides in KY(WO4)2 by He-ion implantation

C.N. Borca, F. Zäh, C. Schnider, R.P. Salathé, Markus Pollnau, P. Moretti

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    In this paper, planar waveguides produced by He-ion implantation have been demonstrated in undoped and Yb-doped KY(WO/sub 4/)/sub 2/ crystals. The effective refractive indices of guided modes in surface planar waveguides were measured by dark m-line spectroscopy and the refractive index profiles were reconstructed by calculations based on the inverse WKB method. The end-faces of implanted crystals were polished and the waveguiding properties of the obtained planar structures were investigated using a laser diode at 980 nm and a CCD camera.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationConference Digest of the conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe
    Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ 08855-1331 U.S.A.
    PublisherIEEE Operations Center
    Number of pages1
    ISBN (Print)0-7803-8974-3
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2005
    EventEuropean Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/Europe 2005 - International Congress Centre Munich, Munchen, Germany
    Duration: 12 Jun 200517 Jun 2005
    Conference number: 17

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    PublisherIEEE Operations Center


    ConferenceEuropean Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/Europe 2005
    Abbreviated titleCLEO/Europe


    • IOMS-APD: Active Photonic Devices
    • METIS-248173
    • EWI-12737
    • IR-64762

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