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Optical Engineering

Advances in silica-based integrated optics
Author(s): Mogens Rysholt Poulsen; Peter Ingo Borel; Jacob Fage-Pedersen; Joerg Huebner; Martin Kristensen; Jørn Hedegaard Povlsen; Karsten Rottwitt; Mikael Svalgaard; Winnie Svendsen
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Paper Abstract

Recent advances within the realization of silica-based planar waveguide circuitry are presented. This ranges from the production methods for planar waveguides, including a novel method based on the utilization of focused UV-laser beams for direct waveguide imprinting, to the functionalities that are embedded into the glass materials and waveguide circuitry. Planar waveguide amplifiers, lasers, and the pursuit to obtain highly nonlinear materials to realize purely glass-based switches, modulators, and wavelength converters are also presented. Furthermore, microring resonators are discussed, and finally the latest results within 2-D photonic bandgap structures are reviewed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 2003
PDF: 14 pages
Opt. Eng. 42(10) doi: 10.1117/1.1605416
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 42, Issue 10
Show Author Affiliations
Mogens Rysholt Poulsen, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
Peter Ingo Borel, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
Jacob Fage-Pedersen, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
Joerg Huebner, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
Martin Kristensen, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
Jørn Hedegaard Povlsen, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
Karsten Rottwitt, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
Mikael Svalgaard, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
Winnie Svendsen, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)


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