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

M.V. Dubov, I. Khrushchev, I. Bennion, Andrey Okhrimchuk, A.V. Shestakov

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Abstract

We have observed a positive change or 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 (CLEO)
PublisherOptical Society of America
Pages1333-1334
Number of pages2
Volume1
ISBN (Print)1-55752-777-6
Publication statusPublished - 16 May 2004
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: 16 May 200421 May 2004

Publication series

NameTrends in optics and photonics series [Technical digest]
PublisherOptical Society of America
Volume96

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies
Abbreviated titleCLEO 2004/ IQEC 2004
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA
Period16/05/0421/05/04

Keywords

  • crystals
  • electrooptical effects
  • laser beam effects
  • lasers
  • crystal materials
  • femtosecond laser beams
  • waveguide lasers

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    • 4 Conference contribution

    Autosoliton propagation at 80Gbit/s in standard fibre using in-line nonlinear loop switches

    Gray, A., Huang, Z., Khrushchev, I. & Bennion, I., 1 May 2004, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO). Optical Society of America, Vol. 2. 2 p. CThQ3. (Trends in optics and photonics series [Technical digest]; vol. 96).

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  • High-power picosecond pulse generation from a gain-switched violet diode laser

    Hu, Y., Dubov, M. & Khrushchev, I., 16 May 2004, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO). Optical Society of America, Vol. 2. CThW2. (Trends in optics and photonics series [Technical digest]; vol. 96).

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  • Novel resonant cavity TDM demodulation scheme for FBG sensing

    Lloyd, G. D., Bennion, I., Everall, L. A. & Sugden, K., 16 May 2004, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO: OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series. Optical Society of America, Vol. 96 A. p. 1451-1453 3 p. (Trends in Optics and Photonics).

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  • Cite this

    Dubov, M. V., Khrushchev, I., Bennion, I., Okhrimchuk, A., & Shestakov, A. V. (2004). Waveguide inscription in YAG:Cr4+ crystals by femtosecond laser irradiation. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) (Vol. 1, pp. 1333-1334). (Trends in optics and photonics series [Technical digest]; Vol. 96). Optical Society of America.