Writing of crystal line patterns in glass by laser irradiation

Tsuyoshi Honma, Rie Ihara, Yasuhiko Benino, Ryuji Sato, Takumi Fujiwara, Takayuki Komatsu

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Abstract

We examined the laser-induced crystallization to form the fresnoite type Ba2TiGe2O8 crystal line patterns in transition metal ion doped BaO-TiO2-GeO2 glass. Ba2TiGe2O8 crystal line was written in 0.6FeO-33.3BaO-16.7TiO2-50GeO2 glass by continuous wave yttrium-aluminum-garnet (YAG) laser irradiation. We obtained polarization dependence of Raman spectra in crystal line pattern. Second harmonic generation (SHG) indicated unique fringe patterns from Ba2TiGe2O8 crystal lines.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)468-471
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Non-Crystalline Solids
Volume354
Issue number2-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 15 2008
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Borates
  • Crystal growth
  • Ferroelectric
  • Germanates
  • Laser-matter interactions
  • Lasers
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Optical microscopy
  • Raman spectroscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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