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Tunable Anisotropic Strain in Laser Crystallized Silicon Core Optical Fiber

N.Healy1, S.Mailis1, N.M.Bulgakova2,3, T.D.Day4, P.J.A.Sazio1, J.V.Badding4 and A.C.Peacock1

1. Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK
2. Institute of Thermophysics SB RAS, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia
3. HiLASE, Institute of Physics ASCR, 18221 Prague, Czech Republic
4. Department of Chemistry and Materials Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University,16802 PA, USA


A laser processing method for tuning the size of the anisotropic strain in a silicon core optical fiber is demonstrated. We propose that this technique can be used to modify the core's opto-electronic properties for applications with specific requirements.

Advanced Photonics Congress Barcelona 29 Jul (2014)

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