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Diffusion elements in glass: comparison and optimization of the diffusion response in different substrates
Author(s): Jochen Baehr; Karl-Heinz Brenner; Joerg Moisel; Wolfgang Singer; Stefan Sinzinger; T. Spick; Markus E. Testorf
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Paper Abstract

Diffusion elements are fabricated by locally manipulating the ion composition of a glass substrate. For our experiments we use the silver sodium ion exchange technology. The effort of our work concentrates on the generation of arbitrary index distributions. Therefore we characterized two different types of special glasses--one of them showing linear, the other nonlinear diffusion response. To be able to optimize masks for the generation of arbitrary phase profiles we simulated the diffusion process numerically.

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Date Published: 12 July 1993
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1806, Optical Computing, (12 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147835
Show Author Affiliations
Jochen Baehr, Univ. Erlangen-Nuernberg (Germany)
Karl-Heinz Brenner, Univ. Erlangen-Nuernberg (Germany)
Joerg Moisel, Univ. Erlangen-Nuernberg (Germany)
Wolfgang Singer, Univ. Erlangen-Nuernberg (Germany)
Stefan Sinzinger, Univ. Erlangen-Nuernberg (Germany)
T. Spick, Univ. Erlangen-Nuernberg (Germany)
Markus E. Testorf, Univ. Erlangen-Nuernberg (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1806:
Optical Computing
Andrey M. Goncharenko; Fedor V. Karpushko; George V. Sinitsyn; Sergey P. Apanasevich, Editor(s)

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