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Buried waveguides for passive integrated optics by Cs[sup]+[/sup] -ion-exchange
Author(s): L. Ross; H.-J. Lilienhof; H. W. Holscher
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Paper Abstract

Cs4-ion-exchange in glass is compared with the commonly used K+-, Ag+- and T1+-ion-exchange in glass in the process of waveguide fabrication. It will be shown that the Cs4-ion-exchange in the special substrate glass BGG21 represents an alternative method. As in the case of Ag+ AND T14 it is possible to fabricate buried waveguides by a double ion-exchange. The field-assisted ion-exchange is preferred due to the low CO+-ion mobility.

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Date Published: 3 November 1986
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0651, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering III, (3 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938125
Show Author Affiliations
L. Ross, Schott Glaswerke Mainz (Germany)
H.-J. Lilienhof, Institut fur Hochfrequenztechnik der Universitat Dortmund (Germany)
H. W. Holscher, Institut fur Hochfrequenztechnik der Universitat Dortmund (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0651:
Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering III
Ralf Th. Kersten, Editor(s)

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