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Characterization Of Proton-Exchanged Optical Waveguides In Z-Cut LiNbO[sub]3[/sub] Using Pyrophosphoric Acid
Author(s): John Nikolopoulos; Gar Lam Yip
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Paper Abstract

Mode index measurements of optical slab waveguides fabricated by proton-exchange with pyrophos-phoric acid in z-cut LiNb03 have been made. The index profile is approximately a step with an index increase of .131 at T = 200°C. In addition to establishing formulae for the effective diffusion constant (De) and guide depth (d) for a given diffusion temperature and time, an investigation of the often neglected anisotropic nature of these wavercuides is presented.

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Date Published: 5 January 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1177, Integrated Optics and Optoelectronics, (5 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963315
Show Author Affiliations
John Nikolopoulos, 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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