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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1198135
Description: Tightly focused femtosecond laser pulses can be used to alter the refractive index of virtually all optical glasses. As the laser-induced modification is spatially limited to the focal volume of the w ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1249999
Description: We report, for the first time, the fabrication of waveguide Bragg gratings inside bulk Yb:YAG crystals. Polarized WBGs with > 90% reflectivity are demonstrated. Such WBGs may be used to realize integr ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/362015
Description: Laser written waveguides in crystalline materials can be used to make highly efficient, high gain lasers. The bi-directional emission from such lasers however is typically broadband with poor spectral ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/333224
Description: We consider the process of Faraday rotation in femtosecond laser direct-write waveguides. The birefringence commonly associated with such waveguides may be expected to impact the observable Faraday ro ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/278194
Description: Since the discovery, that a tightly focused femtosecond laser beam can induce a highly localized and permanent refractive index change in a wide range of dielectrics, ultrafast laser inscription has f ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/295180
Description: Detailed studies of intense light - material interactions has led to new insights into fs laser induced refractive index change in a range of glass types. This body of knowledge enables the developmen ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168573
Description: The femtosecond laser direct write technique enables the fabrication of integrated three dimensional miniaturised optical components in various transparent dielectric media by translating those sample ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/175203
Description: The intensity pulsations of a cw 1030 nm Yb:Phosphate monolithic waveguide laser with distributed feedback are described. We show that the pulsations could result from the coupling of the two orthogon ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168693
Description: For the first time we explore femtosecond laser writing of waveguides in magneto-optical glasses using athermal writing inscription. Single mode guidance at visible is demonstrated and opportunities f ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/161696
Description: The use of a scanned femtosecond laser focus to create opti cal waveguide devices is an established and powerful technique [1] with applications in sensing and quantum information [2]. Using a sub-sur ... More
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/120142
Description: There is still significant speculation regarding the nature of femtosecond laser induced index change in bulk glasses with colour centre formation and densification the main candidates. In the work pr ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/120333
Description: Femtosecond-laser direct-write waveguide lasers are a significantly enabling technology in the fields of sensing, communications, defense and integrated quantum optics. We recently demonstrated distri ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/82837
Description: Direct-write optical waveguide device fabrication is probably the most widely studied application of femtosecond laser micromachining in transparent dielectrics at the present time. Devices such as bu ... More
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Date: 2008
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/147638
Description: We have performed measurements using a purpose-built Near-field Scanning Optical Microscope and shown that waveguides written with a fs laser in the kHz regime have an asymmetry associated with the un ... More
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Date: 2008
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1158066
Description: 6 page(s)
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