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Gradient-Index Micro-Optic Glasses Based On Ion-Exchange Techniques
Author(s): Ken Koizumi
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Paper Abstract

Due to unique characteristics of gradient-index glass rod as a micro-lens, a variety of micro-optic devices for communication use and new optical components for photo-copiers and facsmile machines have been developed. Ion-exchange techniques which were used to the fabrication of gradient-index micro-lens have also been applied to the fabrication of such new micro-optic glasses as 2-dimensional matrix lenses and optical waveguide circuits. This paper reviews the fabrication processes and applications of gradient-index micro-optic glasses based on ion-exchange techniques.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1128, Glasses for Optoelectronics, (21 December 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.961439
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Ken Koizumi, Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1128:
Glasses for Optoelectronics
Giancarlo C. Righini, Editor(s)

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