Linear electro-optic effect in sputtered polycrystalline LiNbO3 films

Griffel, G.; Ruschin, S.; Croitoru, N.
April 1989
Applied Physics Letters;4/10/1989, Vol. 54 Issue 15, p1385
Academic Journal
Light guiding and modulation was demonstrated in sputtered LiNbO3 films deposited on glass substrates. We report on films’ exceptionally low attenuation (<2 dB/cm) and the highest electro-optical coefficient reported so far for this kind of film (1.34×10-12 m/V).


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