Raman scattering investigation of xGeO2−(1 − x)SiO2 planar waveguides

B. G. Potter, R. Ochoa, D. G. Chen, J. H. Simmons

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Germanosilicate thin films of varied composition are fabricated by using the solgel technique. Raman spectra, collected normal to the propagation direction in these planar waveguides, reveal vibrational behavior consistent with bulk glasses produced either from the melt or through vapor-assisted-deposition processes. This initial investigation demonstrates the feasibility of germanosilicate planar guides produced by using the solgel process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1349-1351
Number of pages3
JournalOptics letters
Issue number19
StatePublished - Oct 1 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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