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Laser crystallisation of semiconductor core optical fibres

N.Healy1, S.Mailis1, T.Day2, P.Sazio1, J.Badding2 and A.Peacock1

1. Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK
2. Penn State University, Pennsylvania, US

Abstract

A laser annealing technique is used to crystallise the core of an amorphous silicon optical fibre. The core of the resulting fibre has high material quality and its optical transmission losses are dramatically reduced.


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