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Micro-fabrication of advanced photonic devices by means of direct point-by-point femtosecond inscription in silica
Author(s): Vladimir Mezentsev; Mykhaylo Dubov; Amos Martinez; Yicheng Lai; Thomas P. Allsop; Igor Khrushchev; David J. Webb; Filip Floreani; Ian Bennion
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Paper Abstract

We present recent results on experimental micro-fabrication and numerical modeling of advanced photonic devices by means of direct writing by femtosecond laser. Transverse inscription geometry was routinely used to inscribe and modify photonic devices based on waveguiding structures. Typically, standard commercially available fibers were used as a template with a pre-fabricated waveguide. Using a direct, point-by-point inscription by infrared femtosecond laser, a range of fiber-based photonic devices was fabricated including Fiber Bragg Gratings (FBG) and Long Period Gratings (LPG). Waveguides with a core of a couple of microns, periodic structures, and couplers have been also fabricated in planar geometry using the same method.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 2006
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6107, Laser-based Micropackaging, 61070C (1 March 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.647249
Show Author Affiliations
Vladimir Mezentsev, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Mykhaylo Dubov, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Amos Martinez, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Yicheng Lai, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Thomas P. Allsop, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Igor Khrushchev, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
David J. Webb, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Filip Floreani, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Ian Bennion, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6107:
Laser-based Micropackaging
Friedrich G. Bachmann; Willem Hoving; Yongfeng Lu; Kunihiko Washio, Editor(s)

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