Nonlinear Integrated Photonics in Lithium Niobate by Direct Femtosecond Laser Lithography

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Kroesen, Sebastian; Wesemann, Lukas; Tekce, Kemal; Imbrock, Joerg; Denz, Cornelia (Institute of Applied Physics and Center for Nonlinear Science, University of Muenster, Corrensstr. 2/4, 48149 Münster, Germany)

We report on the monolithic fabrication of advanced integrated optical elements in lithium niobate by direct femtosecond laser writing. An innovative design and processing scheme allow creating complex integrated refractive index structures and tailored nonlinearity for future telecommunications.