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Epitaxial growth of Bi12GeO20 thin film optical waveguides using excimer laser ablation

Epitaxial growth of Bi12GeO20 thin film optical waveguides using excimer laser ablation
Epitaxial growth of Bi12GeO20 thin film optical waveguides using excimer laser ablation
Thin-film optical waveguides of the photorefractive optical material bismuth germanium oxide (Bi12GeO20) have been epitaxially grown onto heated zirconia substrates by excimer laser ablative sputtering. The epitaxial nature and stoichiometry of the films were verified using x-ray diffraction analysis. Waveguide modes were observed for effective refractive indices in close agreement with theoretical predictions.
0003-6951
1929-1931
Youden, K.E.
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Eason, R.W.
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Gower, M.C.
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Vainos, N.A.
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Youden, K.E.
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Eason, R.W.
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Gower, M.C.
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Vainos, N.A.
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Youden, K.E., Eason, R.W., Gower, M.C. and Vainos, N.A. (1991) Epitaxial growth of Bi12GeO20 thin film optical waveguides using excimer laser ablation Applied Physics Letters, 59, pp. 1929-1931.

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Thin-film optical waveguides of the photorefractive optical material bismuth germanium oxide (Bi12GeO20) have been epitaxially grown onto heated zirconia substrates by excimer laser ablative sputtering. The epitaxial nature and stoichiometry of the films were verified using x-ray diffraction analysis. Waveguide modes were observed for effective refractive indices in close agreement with theoretical predictions.

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Published date: 1991

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Local EPrints ID: 78578
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78578
ISSN: 0003-6951
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ORCID for R.W. Eason: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-9704-2204

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
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Author: K.E. Youden
Author: R.W. Eason ORCID iD
Author: M.C. Gower
Author: N.A. Vainos

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