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Modification of The Optical Properties of Al2O3 by Ion Implantation

  • C. W. White (a1), D. K. Thomas (a1), R. A. Zuhr (a1), J. C. McCallum (a2), A. Pogany (a2), R. F. Haglund (a3), R. H. Magruder (a3) and L. Yang (a3)...


The implantation of Au into A1203 followed by thermal annealing at 1100°C leads to dramatic changes in the optical properties. The linear and nonlinear optical properties are correlated to the presence of small Au precipitates which form during annealing.



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