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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