Abstract

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<sup>2</sup>. Stable gratings with Δn ~ 6×10<sup>-5</sup>were formed at higher fluences.

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