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ION-IMPLANTED GLASS WAVEGUIDES: A REVIEW

Shu Cheng1, Bo Peng2, Hai-Tao Guo2, Wei Wei3, Wei-Nan Li2, Chun-Xiao Liu4, Wei Wei2, Chun-Xiao Liu2 and Bo Peng3
  • 1 Changchun University of Science and Technology, Changchun 130022, China
  • 2 State Key Laboratory of Transient Optics and Photonics, Xi′an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Xi′an 710119, China
  • 3 Key Laboratory for Organic Electronics and Information Displays (KLOEID), Instit ute of Advanced Materials (IAM), Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Nanjing 210046, China
  • 4 School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Hefei Normal University, Hefei 230601, China

Abstract

As a well-known technique for material modification, ion implantation has become an effective method to fabricate waveguide in optical glasses. The guiding structures can be accurately controlled by the adjustment of the species, energies and fluences of the implanted ions. In the present work, we review the results of up-to-date research on the fabrication, characterization and applications of the ion-implanted waveguides in various optical glasses. The ion-implanted glass waveguides have shown good guiding performance as well as properties with respect to the bulks, suggesting promising potential for many aspects of photonics.

Physics International
Volume 4 No. 1, 2013, 1-12

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/pisp.2013.1.12

Submitted On: 8 January 2013 Published On: 20 May 2013

How to Cite: Cheng, S., Peng, B., Guo, H., Wei, W., Li, W. & Liu, C. (2013). ION-IMPLANTED GLASS WAVEGUIDES: A REVIEW. Physics International, 4(1), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.3844/pisp.2013.1.12

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Keywords

  • Optical Glasses
  • Ion Implantation
  • Waveguide