Volume gratings were UV inscribed in WMS-15 glass-ceramic at 193 and 248nm without additional processing. Weak, easily bleached gratings resulted from fluences below 0.3kJ/cm 2. Stable gratings with Δn ∼ 6×10 -5 were formed at higher fluences.

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Conference 2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
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Krug, P.A. (Peter A.), Rogojan, R.M. (Rodica Matei), & Albert, J. (2009). Directly photoinscribed thick Bragg gratings in Ohara WMS-15 glass-ceramic. Presented at the 2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009.