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Integrated optical devices in glass by ionic masking
Author(s): Seppo Honkanen; S. Iraj Najafi; Wei-Jian Wang; Paul Lefebvre; Ari Tervonen
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Paper Abstract

Fabrication of single-mode glass waveguide devices by ion exchange with ionic masking are studied. In channel waveguides, low losses (0.1 dB/cm) at 1.3 micrometers wavelength are measured. As a device example a nonsymmetric Mach-Zehnder interferometer at 1.55 micrometers wavelength region is demonstrated. A Y-branch wavelength multiplexer, in which 'tapered ionic masking' is utilized, is also described. Design of a 0.98 micrometers /1.55 micrometers wavelength multiplexer is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 April 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1794, Integrated Optical Circuits II, (6 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141899
Show Author Affiliations
Seppo Honkanen, Ecole Polytechnique/Montreal (Canada)
S. Iraj Najafi, Ecole Polytechnique/Montreal (Canada)
Wei-Jian Wang, Ecole Polytechnique/Montreal (Canada)
Paul Lefebvre, Ecole Polytechnique/Montreal (Canada)
Ari Tervonen, Optonex Ltd. (Finland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1794:
Integrated Optical Circuits II
Ka-Kha Wong, Editor(s)

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