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Low-Loss Optical Waveguide Formation By Field-Assisted Solid-State Diffusion Of Metals In Glass
Author(s): K. Wilson; K. Cheng; E. Garmire; T. Findakly
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Paper Abstract

Very low loss waveguides were fabricated in glass by thermal ion exchange from a thin film of silver vacuum deposited on the substrate. Planar and channel guides were made both with and without an applied electric field. By measuring the mode, wavelength and thickness dependence of the loss the primary causes of loss in the guide were identified.

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Date Published: 29 July 1981
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0269, Integrated Optics I, (29 July 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.959953
Show Author Affiliations
K. Wilson, University of Southern California (United States)
K. Cheng, University of Southern California (United States)
E. Garmire, University of Southern California (United States)
T. Findakly, TRW Technology Research Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0269:
Integrated Optics I
Esther Krikorian; Harold M. Stoll, Editor(s)

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