Ultrafast laser inscribed integrated photonics

material science to device development

S. Gross, T. D. Meany, A. Arriola, C. Miese, R. J. Williams, Y. Duan, Q. Liu, I. Spaleniak, M. Ams, P. Dekker, N. Jovanovic, A. Fuerbach, M. Ireland, M. J. Steel, D. G. Lancaster, H. Ebendorff Heidepriem, T. M. Monro, M. J. Withford

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Abstract

Detailed studies of intense light - material interactions has led to new insights into fs laser induced refractive index change in a range of glass types. This body of knowledge enables the development of advanced processing methodologies, resulting in novel planar and 3D guided wave devices. We will review the chemistry and morphology associated with fs laser induced refractive index change in multi-component glasses such as ZBLAN, phosphates and silicates, and discuss how these material changes inform our research programs developing a range of active and passive lightwave systems.

Original languageEnglish
Article number06004
Pages (from-to)1-2
Number of pages2
JournalMATEC Web of Conferences
Volume8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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