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Optical waveguide engraving in a LiNbO3 crystal fiber

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This paper reports the engraving of an optical waveguide inside a LiNbO3 crystal fiber via the photorefractive effect and an optical vortex. Afterwards this waveguide was successfully tested and its properties evidenced.

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Ruso, A., Aillerie, M., Fressengeas, N. et al. Optical waveguide engraving in a LiNbO3 crystal fiber. Appl. Phys. B 95, 573–578 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00340-009-3422-2

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