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Thermal diffusion of Ti3+ into sapphire for active integrated optical devices

L.M.B.Hickey, J.E.Román, J.S.Wilkinson
Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK

E.G.Moya, F.Moya
Laboratoire SERMEC, Faculte des Sciences St. Jerome, 13397-Marseille-Cedex 20-France

Abstract

Thermal diffusion of Ti3+ into sapphire is demonstrated, with depths in excess of 50μm observed after 8 hours annealing at 1950°C. Appropriate fabrication conditions for the future development of active integrated optical devices are identified.


IQEC '96 Sydney (1996)

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