Waveguide inscription in YAG: Cr4+ crystals by femtosecond laser irradiation

M. V. Dubov*, I. Khrushchev, I. Bennion, A. G. Okhrimchuk, A. V. Shestakov

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Abstract

We have observed a positive change of refractive index and formation of waveguides in YAG:Cr4+ crystals, exposed to a high-intensity femtosecond laser beam. The technique is potentially suitable for fabrication of waveguide lasers in crystal materials.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2004
Pages1333-1334
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 21 May 2004

Publication series

NameTrends in Optics and Photonics
ISSN (Print)1094-5695

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