G. Martinez, G. Zisis, Y. Franz, N. Healy, A. C. Peacock, H. Chong, D. Grech, and S. Mailis, "Laser crystallization of silicon on lithium niobate,"
in CLEO: 2014,
OSA Technical Digest (online)
(Optical Society of America, 2014), paper JTh2A.85.
Localized laser heating of amorphous Si deposited on LiNbO3 results in crystallization of the Si over-layer and the formation of a waveguide in the LiNbO3 substrate that supports guided modes in the visible and IR.