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Gallium-diffused ridge waveguides in sapphire

V.Apostolopoulos, D.A.Sager and J.S.Wilkinson
Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK

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The fabrication and characterization of gallium-diffused ridge waveguides in sapphire is reported. Mode intensity profiles and effective indices are obtained and the waveguides show promise for incorporation in low-threshold Ti:sapphire waveguide lasers.

CLEO 2002 Long Beach, California 19-24 May (2002)

Southampton ePrint id: 268064


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