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Gradient planar waveguides in photochromic glasses and ceramics: technology, properties, and applications
Author(s): Nikolai V. Nikonorov; Mikhail V. Kharchenko
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Paper Abstract

New possibilities of photochromic glasses ceramics for integrated and gradient optics have been shown. The ion- exchanged technique for waveguide fabrication was developed. T he waveguides with gradients of refractive index, absorption, and photosensitivity were made. Photoinduced light absorption effects and photosensitive properties of these structures have been studied. Spacing and polarizing selectors of waveguide modes were made.

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Date Published: 22 October 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2943, Gradient-Index Optics in Science and Engineering, (22 October 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.255520
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Nikolai V. Nikonorov, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)
Mikhail V. Kharchenko, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2943:
Gradient-Index Optics in Science and Engineering
Maksymilian Pluta; Mariusz Szyjer, Editor(s)

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