Arbitrary optical retardance patterns generated in bulk silica glass by laser-written stressors

B.W. McMillen, Y. Bellouard

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Abstract

We present micro-scale stressors written in bulk silica using an ultrafast laser. Stress from nanograting formation produces optical retardance, which is then tailored through control of the orientation, magnitude, and anisotropy of the stress field.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides (BGPP 2014), Barcelona, Spain July 27-31, 2014
Place of PublicationWashington
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Pages1-2
ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-820-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Eventconference; Bragg Gratings Poling and Photosensitivity (BGPP) 2014; 2014-07-27; 2014-07-31 -
Duration: 27 Jul 201431 Jul 2014

Conference

Conferenceconference; Bragg Gratings Poling and Photosensitivity (BGPP) 2014; 2014-07-27; 2014-07-31
Period27/07/1431/07/14
OtherBragg Gratings Poling and Photosensitivity (BGPP) 2014

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