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Thin Film Optical Nonlinear Waveguic With CdS Mi
Author(s): Francois Chenard; Hubert Jerominek; Sophie La Rochelle; Real Tremblay; Claude Delisle
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Paper Abstract

The technology for the fabrication of semiconductor-doped glass film by co-sputtering of Coming 7059 and a CdS powder or pellet is described. The presence of semiconductor microcrystallites was verified by using Raman spectroscopy. XPS measurements show that CdS content of the films varies from 3 to 20% by weight depending on the kind of target used and the RF power supplied to the sputtering system. Nonlinear coefficient n2 of the films is about 10-10 m2/W. The nonlinearity is probably of thermal origin. All-optical beam deflection experiment based on nonlinear properties of the deposited films is described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 March 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1017, Nonlinear Optical Materials, (8 March 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.949951
Show Author Affiliations
Francois Chenard, Universite Laval (Canada)
Hubert Jerominek, Institut National d'Optique (Canada)
Sophie La Rochelle, Universite Laval (Canada)
Real Tremblay, Universite Laval (Canada)
Claude Delisle, Universite Laval (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1017:
Nonlinear Optical Materials
Gerald Roosen, Editor(s)

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