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Fabrication Of Ion-Exchanged Glass Waveguides Through Electrolytic Release Of Silver Ions
Author(s): R. V. Ramaswamy; R. K. Lagu; S. I. Najafi
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Paper Abstract

We describe the fabrication of low loss (= 0.2 dB) Ag+--Na+ exchanged glass optical waveguides using the novel electrolytic release tecnnique. Development of a concentration cell that can be used to measure the Ag+ ionic concentration in situ provides opportuniites for on-line concentration control. Since the siLver ion generation and control as well as the temperature can be adjusted electronically, the process may be computer controlled.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 January 1985
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0517, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering I, (29 January 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.945146
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R. V. Ramaswamy, University of Florida (United States)
R. K. Lagu, University of Florida (United States)
S. I. Najafi, University of Florida (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0517:
Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering I
Daniel B. Ostrowsky; Sriram Sriram, Editor(s)

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