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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.
Published Web Locationhttp://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OFC-2011-OWS3
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.