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Characterization of proton-exchanged and annealed proton-exchanged optical waveguides in z-cut LiNbO3
Author(s): John Nikolopoulos; Gar Lam Yip
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Paper Abstract

Mode index measurements of slab waveguides fabricated by proton-exchange and annealed protonexchange in z-cut LINbO3 have been made. A Fermi function was found to accurately model the PE index profile resulting in a better agreement between the measured mode indices and the computed dispersion curves compared to the conventional step-index profile. In addition the effect of various fabrication parameters on the propagation characteristics of single mode annealed proton-exchanged waveguides is investigated in detail.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1374, Integrated Optics and Optoelectronics II, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24952
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John Nikolopoulos, McGill Univ. (Canada)
Gar Lam Yip, McGill Univ. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1374:
Integrated Optics and Optoelectronics II
Ka Kha Wong, Editor(s)

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