An apparatus for fabrication of optical waveguides by electromigration

Monteiro, H.S.; Said, J.C.; Mendes, J.F.; Srivastava, R.
November 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Nov97, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p4014
Academic Journal
Presents an apparatus for fabricating ion exchanged glass waveguides with reproducible characteristics. Vertical frame with a uniform temperature zone; Silica crucible for containing molten salt; Metallic sample holder made of either aluminum or stainless steel; Motor-driven sample lowering system; Production of waveguides of desired index profiles.


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