Large faraday effect in Ce:BiIG epitaxial thin films

M. Ferrera*, M. Chandra Sekhar, J. Y. Hwang, L. Razzari, C. Harnagea, M. Zaezjev, Y. Linzon, A. Pignolet, R. Morandotti

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We report the growth and the characterization of novel Ce 2.2Bi0.8Fe5O12-(Ce:BiIG) epitaxial thin films. By using a magneto-optical set-up in a transmission geometry, we recorded the highest Faraday rotation ever reported for magneto-optical garnet thin films, i.e. 0.55degrees/μm @1550 nm.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2009 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings, LEOS '09
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
Event2009 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting Conference, LEOS '09 - Belek-Antalya, Turkey
Duration: 4 Oct 20098 Oct 2009

Publication series

NameConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
ISSN (Print)1092-8081


Conference2009 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting Conference, LEOS '09


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