High-Efficiency Coupling of Laser Diodes in Tapered Proton-Exchanged Waveguides

K. Mizuuchi, K. Yamamoto, T. Taniuchi

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Low-loss coupling between a laser diode and a tapered waveguide fabricated by selective area proton-exchange in LiNbO3 is reported. The effectiveness of this waveguide is demonstrated by generating 12-3 mW of second harmonic blue light pulse by Cerenkov radiation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1992-1994
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 1990 Jan


  • Semiconductor
  • Semiconductor lasers
  • Waveguides
  • devices and materials

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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