Micromachining of bulk glass with tightly-focused femtosecond laser pulses

Presentation Date: 

Tuesday, November 9, 1999


LEOS Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA)

Presentation Slides: 

By tightly focusing femtosecond laser pulses, we micromachine optical glass using pulse energies of just a few nanojoules. We have used this technique to manufacture optical waveguides inside bulk glass.