UV direct writing of low loss waveguides at 1.5μm in single crystal LiNbO3

I. T. Wellington, S. Mailis, C. B.E. Gawith, G. J. Daniell, P. G.R. Smith, R. W. Eason

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Abstract

Single mode channel waveguides at a wavelength of 1.52μm have been fabricated in the +z-face of congruent single crystal lithium niobate using c.w. UV laser illumination at 244nm. Propagation losses of 0.21dB cm-1 have been calculated from cut-back measurements

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)985-986
Number of pages2
JournalOSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series
Volume96 A
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: 17 May 200419 May 2004

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