Femtosecond irradiation induced refractive-index changes and channel waveguiding in bulk Ti3+:sapphire

V. Apostolopoulos, L. Laversenne, T. Colomb, C. Depeursinge, R.P. Salathé, Markus Pollnau, R. Osellame, G. Cerullo, P. Laporta

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    Femtosecond writing of refractive-index changes in sapphire is demonstrated by doping the crystal with an appropriate ion (here: Ti3+) that reduces the threshold of the process. Passive and active buried channel waveguiding is demonstrated.
    Original languageUndefined
    Number of pages2
    Publication statusPublished - May 2004
    EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/IQEC 2004 - San Francisco, United States
    Duration: 16 May 200421 May 2004


    ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/IQEC 2004
    Abbreviated titleCLEO/IQEC
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CitySan Francisco


    • IOMS-APD: Active Photonic Devices
    • IR-70266
    • EWI-17648

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