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Fabrication and Demonstration of a Pure Silica-Core Waveguide Utilizing a Density-Based Index Contrast

  • Author(s): John, Demis D
  • et al.
Abstract

We investigate a novel approach for creating dopant-free pure silica-core waveguides (PSCW). Stoichiometric silica films form both the cladding and core material for channel waveguides, with the index contrast generated by a difference in density.

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