Characterization and Development of Materials

for Photonics and Optoelectronics

The IFN-Trento area of expertise includes investigation of local structure, crystallization, energy transfer, optical and spectroscopic properties of rare-earth activated glasses and planar waveguides prepared by several techniques including sol-gel route, RF-sputtering, and co-evaporation. Several original diagnostic techniques have been developed in order to assess the physical-chemical properties of synthesized materials.

Glass Photonic Structures fabrication techniques: