17 December 1982 Recent Progress In Infrared Fiber Material Research
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Proceedings Volume 0320, Advances in Infrared Fibers II; (1982) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.933178
Event: 1982 Los Angeles Technical Symposium, 1982, Los Angeles, United States
Abstract
This paper reviews some recent developments in the field of infra-red transmitting glasses. A variety of heavy metal fluoride glasses are currently being investigated with a view to fabricating high performance optical fibre systems. In order to assess the bandwidth potential of these fibres, a computer model of fibre dispersion has been developed, in which accurate calculations of the materials, waveguide, profile and total dispersions are made over a broad wavelength range. Predictions are also made of the range of choice in Δn and core diameter available to give zero total dispersion at particular wavelengths in practical fibres made with these materials.
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John R. Gannon, John R. Gannon, Kevin C. Byron, Kevin C. Byron, "Recent Progress In Infrared Fiber Material Research", Proc. SPIE 0320, Advances in Infrared Fibers II, (17 December 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933178; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.933178
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