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vol 60 / JUNE, 2017
Article
UDC 537.312.52:544.537:666.189.242

LASER-ASSISTED FABRICATION OF WAVEGUIDE STRUCTURES IN THE BULK OF POROUS GLASS PLATES SODDEN WITH GLYCEROL WATER SOLUTION

R. A. Zakoldaev
ITMO University, Department of Laser Technologies and Applied Ecology, St. Petersburg; Graduate Student


M. M. Sergeev
ITMO University, Department of Laser Technologies and Applied Ecology, St. Petersburg; Post-Graduate Student


G. K. Kostyuk
ITMO University, Department of Laser Technologies and Applied Ecology, St. Petersburg; Senior Lecturer


Y. B. Yakovlev
ITMO University, Saint Petersburg, 197101, Russian Federation; Professor


Abstract. The process of laser-induced formation of waveguide structures in the bulk of porous glass plates sodden with glycerol, water solutions of glycerol, and distilled water, is studied. The applied laser radiation is slightly absorbed by the plate material.
Keywords: laser-induces formation, local optical modification, optical waveguides, porous glass, glycerol