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

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

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.

Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Event Title: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2004-05-16 - 2004-05-21
Uncontrolled Keywords: crystals,electrooptical effects,laser beam effects,lasers,crystal materials,femtosecond laser beams,waveguide lasers
Published Date: 2004-05-16
Authors: Dubov, M.V.
Khrushchev, I.
Bennion, I.
Okhrimchuk, Andrey
Shestakov, A.V.

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