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Ion-exchange across a direct-bonded interface

Corin B.E.Gawith, Tajamal Bhutta, David P.Shepherd,
Ping Hua, Graeme W.Ross, and Peter G.R.Smith

Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK

Ji Wang
Corning Incorporated, Corning, NY 14831, USA


We present a novel technique for producing single-step buried K+-Na+ ion-exchanged waveguides in BK-7. Direct bonding provides atomic contact between chemically modified glass layers, which when heated create a waveguide by intersubstrate ion-exchange.

CLEO 2000 San Francisco 7-12 May (2000)

Southampton ePrint id: 16974


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