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

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yttrium-aluminum garnet
waveguides
irradiation
waveguide lasers
high power lasers
crystals
lasers
laser beams
refractivity
fabrication

Keywords

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

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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.
Dubov, M.V. ; Khrushchev, I. ; Bennion, I. ; Okhrimchuk, Andrey ; Shestakov, A.V. / Waveguide inscription in YAG:Cr4+ crystals by femtosecond laser irradiation. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO). Vol. 1 Optical Society of America, 2004. pp. 1333-1334 (Trends in optics and photonics series [Technical digest]).
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Dubov, MV, Khrushchev, I, Bennion, I, Okhrimchuk, A & Shestakov, AV 2004, Waveguide inscription in YAG:Cr4+ crystals by femtosecond laser irradiation. in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO). vol. 1, Trends in optics and photonics series [Technical digest], vol. 96, Optical Society of America, pp. 1333-1334, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, San Francisco, CA, United States, 16/05/04.

Waveguide inscription in YAG:Cr4+ crystals by femtosecond laser irradiation. / Dubov, M.V.; Khrushchev, I.; Bennion, I.; Okhrimchuk, Andrey; Shestakov, A.V.

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO). Vol. 1 Optical Society of America, 2004. p. 1333-1334 (Trends in optics and photonics series [Technical digest]; Vol. 96).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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