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Shallow Buried Waveguides Made By Purely Thermal Migration Of K+ Ions In Glass
Author(s): Peter C. Noutsios; Gar Lam Yip
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Paper Abstract

Buried planar optical waveguides made by a purely thermal back-diffusion K+-Na+ ion-exchange process have been demonstrated, for the first time, on soda-lime glass substrates. The potassium ion concentration profile was determined using a scanning electron microscope (SEM) technique which was then correlated to the numerical simulation of the ion-exchange fabrication process.

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Date Published: 5 January 1990
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1177, Integrated Optics and Optoelectronics, (5 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963312
Show Author Affiliations
Peter C. Noutsios, McGill University (Canada)
Gar Lam Yip, McGill University (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1177:
Integrated Optics and Optoelectronics
Leon McCaughan; Mark A. Mentzer; Song-Tsuen Peng; Henry J. Wojtunik; Ka Kha Wong, Editor(s)

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