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All-UV-written integrated planar Bragg gratings and channel waveguides through single-step direct grating writing

All-UV-written integrated planar Bragg gratings and channel waveguides through single-step direct grating writing
All-UV-written integrated planar Bragg gratings and channel waveguides through single-step direct grating writing
We present a single-step technique for defining 2-dimensional integrated channel waveguide structures with internal Bragg gratings in photosensitive germanosilica-on-silicon substrates using two interfering focussed UV beams. Detailed device analysis of the relationship between the photosensitive properties of the glass, UV writing conditions, and subsequent refractive index change and channel waveguide strength is presented based on grating characterisation. Through software control, 300nm wide grating detuning across the E, S, C, L, and U wavelength bands is demonstrated.
1350-2433
119-122
Emmerson, G.D.
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Gawith, C.B.E.
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Emmerson, G.D., Gawith, C.B.E., Watts, S.P., Williams, R.B., Smith, P.G.R., McMeekin, S.G., Bonar, J.R. and Laming, R.I. (2003) All-UV-written integrated planar Bragg gratings and channel waveguides through single-step direct grating writing. IEE Proceedings - Optoelectronics, 151 (2), 119-122. (doi:10.1049/ip-opt:20040182).

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We present a single-step technique for defining 2-dimensional integrated channel waveguide structures with internal Bragg gratings in photosensitive germanosilica-on-silicon substrates using two interfering focussed UV beams. Detailed device analysis of the relationship between the photosensitive properties of the glass, UV writing conditions, and subsequent refractive index change and channel waveguide strength is presented based on grating characterisation. Through software control, 300nm wide grating detuning across the E, S, C, L, and U wavelength bands is demonstrated.

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Published date: 2003

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Local EPrints ID: 13846
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/13846
ISSN: 1350-2433
PURE UUID: 0d32d287-81dd-4867-967f-bf7ef9dfc931
ORCID for C.B.E. Gawith: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-3502-3558
ORCID for P.G.R. Smith: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-0319-718X

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Date deposited: 10 Mar 2005
Last modified: 17 Oct 2019 00:38

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Author: G.D. Emmerson
Author: C.B.E. Gawith ORCID iD
Author: S.P. Watts
Author: R.B. Williams
Author: P.G.R. Smith ORCID iD
Author: S.G. McMeekin
Author: J.R. Bonar
Author: R.I. Laming

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