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1996 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 8-12, 1996 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs
: Thomas F. Kuech, Clifford L. Renschler, Chuang Chuang Tsai

Symposium R: Fiber Materials for Electronics, Optoelectronics and Sensors


Jay Simpson, AT&T Bell Laboratories
Robert Lieberman, Physical Optics
Robert Sadowski, Stanford University
T.F. Morse
, Brown University

Symposium Support

AT&T Bell Laboratories

*Invited Paper

Chair: Robert Sadowski
Monday Morning, April 8
Russian Hill Ballroom

8:30 A.M. *R1.1
MATERIALS ISSUES FOR UV-INDUCED FIBER GRATINGS, Turan Erdogan, University of Rochester, The Institute of Optics, Rochester, NY.

9:00 A.M. R1.2
INDEX STRUCTURE OF FIBER BRAGG GRATINGS STUDIED BY HYDROGEN REACTION, Tsung-Ein Tsai, Glen M. Williams and E. Joseph Friebel, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC.

9:15 A.M. R1.3
ENHANCEMENT OF PHOTOSENSITIVITY IN RARE EARTH DOPED ALUMINOSILICATE FIBERS THROUGH HIGH PRESSURE HYDROGEN LOADING, Eric Delevaque, France Telecom CNET, Lannion, France; Thierry Taunay, Pascal Bernage, Marc Douay, W.X. Xie, Gilbert Martinelli, Pierre Niay, Laboratoire de Dynamique Moléculaire et Photonique, Villeneuve d'ascq, France; and Jean Francois Bayon, France Telecom CNET, Lannion, France.

9:30 A.M. R1.4
PROCESS AND MATERIALS FOR PHASE MASKS DEVOTED TO THE MANUFACTURE OF OPTICAL FIBER GRATINGS, Livio Cognolato, Laura Boschis and Oriana Rossotto, CSELT, Optical Technologies, Torino, Italy.

9:45 A.M. R1.5
FIBRE GRATING BASED DEVICES USING CIRCULATORS, Eric Delevaque, Michel Monerie, Hubert Poignant, Loïc Rivollan, Lionel Quetel, France Télécom CNET, CNET/LAB/RIO/TSO, Lannion, France.

10:00 A.M. BREAK

10:15 A.M. R1.6
PHOTO-DARKENING AND PHOTO-BLEACHING ASSOCIATED WITH FIBER BRAGG GRATINGS OPERATED NEAR 800nm, Charles G. Askins, Martin A. Putnam, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC; Glen M. Williams, Virginia Polytechnical Institute, Blacksburg, VA; and Edward J. Friebele, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC.

10:45 A.M. R1.7
CORRELATION BETWEEN LARGE PHOTOINDUCED REFRACTIVE INDEX CHANGES AND BLEACHING OF VUV ABSORPTION BANDS IN ION-IRRADIATED FUSED SILICA, M. Verhaegen, J.L. Brebner, Université de Montréal, Physics Department, Montréal, Canada; and J. Albert, Communications Reserach Center, Ottawa, Canada.

11:00 A.M. R1.8
ION-IMPLANTED CHANNEL WAVEGUIDES IN PECVD-GROWN SILICA FOR UV-INDUCED GRATINGS, Patrick Leech, Telstra Research Laboratories, Optoelectronics Section, Victoria, Australia; Mike Bazylenko, University of New South Wales, Department of Electrical Engineering, Sydney, Australia; and Mark Ridgway, Australian National University, Department of Electronic Materials Engineering, Canberra, Australia.

11:15 A.M. R1.9
PHOTOSENSITIVITY OF ZBLAN FLUORIDE GLASS, Glen M. Williams, Naval Research Laboratory, Optical Sciences Division, Washington, DC and Virginia Tech, Department of Electrical Engineering, Blacksburg, VA; Celia I. Merzbacher, Naval Research Laboratory, Optical Sciences Division, Washington, DC; Tsung-Ein Tsai, Naval Research Laboratory, Optical Sciences Division, Washington, DC and Virginia Tech, Department of Electrical Engineering, Blacksburg, VA; David L. Griscom and E. Joseph Friebele, Naval Research Laboratory, Optical Sciences Division, Washington, DC.

11:30 A.M. *R1.10
POLING OF OPTICAL FIBER MATERIALS, S.R.J. Brueck, University of New Mexico, Center for High Technology Materials, Albuquerque, NM.

Chair: Robert Lieberman
Monday Afternoon, April 8
Russian Hill Ballroom

1:30 P.M. *R2.1
THE EXTRAORDINARY STRUCTURAL SENSOR VERSATILITY OF FIBER BRAGG GRATINGS, Raymond M. Measures, University of Toronto, Institute for Aerospace Studies, Downsview, Canada.

2:00 P.M. R2.2

2:15 P.M. *R2.3
SOL-GEL GLASSES FOR CHEMICAL SENSING, Ed Mendoca, Queens College, Deparatment of Chemistry, Flushing, NY.

2:45 P.M. R2.4
FIBER LASER INTRA-CAVITY SPECTROSCOPY (FLICS), T.F. Morse, Juan Hernandez-Cordero and Eric Wetjen, Brown University, Laboratory for Lightwave Technology, Providence, RI.

3:00 P.M. BREAK

Chair: Theodore Morse

3:30 P.M. R3.1
GEL-DERIVED CDS-DOPED GLASSES AND THEIR OPTICAL PROPERTIES, Yu-Hua Kao and John D. Mackenzie, University of California, Los Angeles, CA.

3:45 P.M. R3.2
AEROSOL PROCESSING TECHNIQUES FOR OPTICAL PLANAR WAVEGUIDES, Chih-Hung Wei and T. Morse, Brown University, Engineering Department, Providence, RI.

4:00 P.M. R3.3
DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF DISPERSION COMPENSATING FIBER WITH HIGH FIGURE OF MERIT, LOW PMD AND LOW INSERTION LOSS, Lars Grüner-Nielson, Lycom, Brøndby, Denmark; David W. Peckham, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Norcross, GA; Sandra G. Kosinski, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ; and Anders Bjarklev, Electromagnetic Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark.

4:15 P.M. R3.4
ON THE PHYSICAL NATURE OF REGULAR INHOMOGENEITIES IN METAL COATINGS, DEPOSITED ON OPTICAL FIBERE BY FREEZING FROM THE MELT TECHNIQUE, Vladimir Alexseevich, Alexander Sergeevich and Alexander Georgievich General Physics Institute, Fiber Optic Research Center, Moscow, Russia.

4:30 P.M. *R3.5
NEW APPLICATIONS OF PLASMACHEMICAL GLASS DEPOSITION IN FIBER PREFORM TECHNOLOGY, Konstantin Golant, Eugene M. Dianov, Rostislav R. Khrapko, Alexander Tomashuk, General Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Department of Fiber Optics Research, Moscow, Russia.

Chair: Jay Simpson
Tuesday Morning, April 9
Russian Hill Ballroom

8:30 A.M. R4.1
PROPOSED ROLE OF STRONG UV TRANSITIONS IN THE ENHANCED NONLINEARITY OF DOPED FIBERS, R.W. Sadowski, M.J.F. Digonnet, H.J. Shaw and R.H. Pantell, Stanford University, Ginzton Laboratories, Stanford, CA.

8:45 A.M. R4.2
ENHANCED OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF Tm3+ IN F CO-DOPED LEAD GERMANATE GLASSES FOR FIBER DEVICE APPLICATION, J. Wang, The University, Optoelectronics Research Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom; J. Hector, The University, Department of Physics, Southampton, United Kingdom; W.S. Brocklesby, D.J. Brinck and D.N. Payne, The University, Optoelectronics Research Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom.

9:00 A.M. R4.3
HOST-DEPENDENT OPTICAL TRANSITIONS OF Er3+ IONS IN LEAD-TELLURIUM-GERMANATE GLASSES, Z. Pan and S.H. Morgan, A. Loper, V. Jones and A. Ueda, Fisk University, Physics Department, Nashville, TN.

9:15 A.M. R4.4
THERMAL AND OPTICAL BEHAVIOR OF PR3+ DOPED SULFIDE GLASSES AND THE CONSEQUENCES FOR FIBER DRAWING, J. Kobelke, J.Kirchhoof, M. Scheffler and A. Schwuchow, Institut für Physikalische Hochtechnologie, Department of Modern Optik, Jena, Germany.

9:30 A.M. R4.5
CW FREQUENCY UPCONVERSION IN Er 3+ DOPED FLUOROINDATE GLASSES, Cid B. de Araújo, L.S. Menezes, G.S. Maciel, L.H. Acioli, A.S.L. Gomes, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Departamento de Fisica, Recife, Brazil; Y. Messaddeq and M.A. Aegerter, Universidade de Sáo Paulo, Brazil.

9:45 A.M. R4.6
NEW FLUOROINDATE GLASS COMPOSITIONS, A. Akella, E. Downing and L. Hesselink, Stanford University, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford, CA.

10:00 A.M. BREAK

10:30 A.M. R4.7
PREPARATION OF BETA-BARIUM BORATE (ß-BaB2O4) THIN FILMS FOR NONLINEAR OPTICAL DEVICES APPLICATION, H.B. Liao, R.F. Xiao, P. Yu and G.K.L. Wong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Department of Physics, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

10:45 A.M. R4.8
FABRICATION OF PEROVSKITE CERAMIC FIBERS USING SOL-GEL TECHNOLOGY, R. Meyer Jr., J. Witham, S. Yoshikawa and T. Shrout, Pennsylvania State University, Materials Research Laboratory, University Park, PA.
11:00 A.M. R4.9
NONLINEAR OPTICAL EFFECTS ON DISPERSE SILICA SURFACE, Yu.D. Glinka, Institute of Surface Chemistry of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine.

11:15 A.M. R4.10
RADIATION TESTING OF RUSSIAN QUARTZ IMAGE GUIDES, Dmitry V. Pavlov and Yuri A. Tarabrin, Institute of Nuclear Reactors at Russian Research Centre, "Kurchatov Institute", Moscow, Russia.

11:30 A.M. R4.11
GAMMA-RAY INDUCED TRANSMISSION LOSS OF THICK QUARTZ FIBEROPTICS, Bekhzad S. Yuldashev, Eldar M. Gasanov, Elvira M. Ibragimova, Uzbek Academy of Science, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Tashkent, Uzbekistan; Muhsin Kh. Ashurov and Igor R. Rustamov, Sci. Ind. Ass. "Phonon," Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

11:45 A.M. R4.12
NEW PHOTOCHROMIC AND THERMOCHROMIC POLYMER FILM MATERIALS, P.P. Kisilitsa, I. Ya. Kasparova, L.N. Rakitina and V.N. Bochenkov, State Scientific Centre "NIOPIK", Moscow, Russia.

The following exhibitors have identified their products and services as directly related to your research:

Academic Press
American Institute of Physics
Elsevier Science, Inc.
Heraeus Amersil, Inc.
IOP Publishing, Inc.
Isoflux, Inc.
Kluwer Academic Publishers
Kurt J. Lesker Co.
Philips Semiconductors/Materials Analysis Group
Thermionics Laboratory, Inc.

See page 6 for a complete list of exhibitors.