Laser Physics

, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 265–273 | Cite as

Growth of optical waveguides by pulsed laser deposition

  • M. JelínekEmail author
Physics of Lasers


An overview of active and passive waveguiding thin films fabricated by pulsed laser deposition (PLD) is given. The focus is on materials used, deposition conditions, films characterization and on waveguiding properties. Parameters of lasing layers fabricated by PLD are summarized. Summary of potential applications of optical waveguides is presented.

PACS numbers

78.66.-w 77.84.-s 78.20.-e 78.55.-m 42.70.-a 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Physics ASCRPrague 8Czech Republic
  2. 2.Faculty of Biomedical EngineeringCzech Technical UniversityKladnoCzech Republic

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