Low loss depressed cladding waveguide inscribed in YAG:Nd single crystal by femtosecond pulses

Andrey G. Okhrimchuk, Vladimir Mezentsev, Ian Bennion, Alexander V. Shestakov

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Abstract

A depressed cladding waveguide with record low loss of 0.12 dB/cm is inscribed in YAG:Nd(0.3at.%). It is shown that depressed cladding is a dominating factor in waveguide formation, and mechanical stress has a minor contribution.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLasers, sources, and related photonic devices
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-933-6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2012
EventAdvances in Optical Materials - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: 1 Feb 20123 Feb 2012

Publication series

NameOSA technical digest
PublisherOptical Society of America

Conference

ConferenceAdvances in Optical Materials
Abbreviated titleAIOM 2012
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period1/02/123/02/12

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    Okhrimchuk, A. G., Mezentsev, V., Bennion, I., & Shestakov, A. V. (2012). Low loss depressed cladding waveguide inscribed in YAG:Nd single crystal by femtosecond pulses. In Lasers, sources, and related photonic devices [paper IF2A.2] (OSA technical digest). Optical Society of America.