Stress-induced index change for K+-Na+ ion exchange in glass

Creator: 

  • Albert, Jacques
  • Yip, G.L.

Date: 

1987-07-02

Abstract: 

The index change and birefringence resulting from K+-Na+ ion exchange in glass are shown to be mainly due to induced surface stresses. The importance of this fact with regard to the fabrication of optical waveguides is discussed.

Publisher: 

IET

Peer Review: 

Published in Peer Reviewed Journal

Faculty Name: 

Faculty of Engineering and Design

Department Name: 

Department of Electronics

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