Planar optical waveguides in Nd-doped yttrium oxy-orthosilicate

Sharp, J.H.; Rodman, M.J.
May 1994
Applied Physics Letters;5/16/1994, Vol. 64 Issue 20, p2637
Academic Journal
Demonstrates the fabrication of planar waveguides in single-crystal neodymium-doped yttrium oxy-orthosilicate. Refractive index profiles of the waveguides; Use of ion beam surface implantation of MeV helium[sup +] ions in making planar waveguides; Measurement of the refractive index using the critical angle technique.


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