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

V. Apostolopoulos*, L. Laversenne, T. Colomb, Christian Depeursinge, R. P. Salathé, M. Pollnau, R. Osellame, G. Cerullo, P. Laporta

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)387-388
Number of pages2
JournalOSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series
Volume96 A
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: May 17 2004May 19 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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