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The contour of buried channel waveguide by Tl+-Na+ exchange
Author(s): Zigang Zhou; Shuwen Huang; Beichuan Li
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Paper Abstract

A detailed theoretical and experimental study of the buried waveguide contour, which depends on exchange time and window width by Tl+-Na+ exchange techniques, is reported. Modeling, which includes the effect of ion-exchange time and window width, agrees well with our experiments showing that a buried waveguide contour depends on the relation of τ = square root of Defft and W/2. The same index profile is formed a curve in the interference fringes, and the refractive index profile is a semicircular or semielliptical in waveguide. These results may be used in the proper design of integrated optical circuits and self-focus microlens that need the semicircular or semielliptical waveguides at different sections, such as optical power splitters, diffractive waveguide gratings, and so on.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 December 2005
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6019, Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices II, 601934 (3 December 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.626235
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Zigang Zhou, Southwest Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Shuwen Huang, Southwest Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Beichuan Li, Southwest China Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6019:
Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices II
Yan Sun; Jianping Chen; Sang Bae Lee; Ian H. White, Editor(s)

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