Laser crystallisation of semiconductor core optical fibres

N. Healy, S. Mailis, T. D. Day, P. J.A. Sazio, J. V. Badding, A. C. Peacock

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Scopus citations

Abstract

Semiconductor core optical fibres offer the exciting prospect of performing non-linear optics and signal processing in a geometry that is inherently compatible with today's fibre optical networks. To fully exploit the potential of these fibres it is important that they can be fabricated with core sizes of the order of 1 μm, or less, so as to enhance their non-linear optical parameter and facilitate low loss integration with standard fibres. In this paper we report on the fabrication of such fibres and present a route to improving the material quality, and hence reducing the losses, via laser annealing [1].

Original languageEnglish (US)
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Event2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and International Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-IQEC 2013 - Munich, Germany
Duration: May 12 2013May 16 2013

Other

Other2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and International Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-IQEC 2013
CountryGermany
CityMunich
Period5/12/135/16/13

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Laser crystallisation of semiconductor core optical fibres'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Healy, N., Mailis, S., Day, T. D., Sazio, P. J. A., Badding, J. V., & Peacock, A. C. (2013). Laser crystallisation of semiconductor core optical fibres. Paper presented at 2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and International Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-IQEC 2013, Munich, Germany. https://doi.org/10.1109/CLEOE-IQEC.2013.6801574