12 May 1986 Hollow And Glass Core Chalcogenide Fibers
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Proceedings Volume 0618, Infrared Optical Materials and Fibers IV; (1986) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.961108
Event: O-E/LASE'86 Symposium, 1986, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
Glass core and hollow core chalocogenide fibers were fabricated and coated with Teflon cladding for protection. The dimensions of the hollow core fiber were 30-600μm OD, 20-500μm ID and up to tens of meters in length. Attenuation measurements were performed with a lead salt tunable diode laser as well as with a CO2 laser. The power loss due to bending for a fiber with a hollow core, and the far field power distribution of this kind of fiber, are also reported. Spectral dependence of the fibers in the region 10-13 μm was obtained using diode lasers. The advantages of glass core and hollow core fibers are discussed.
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A. Bornstein, A. Bornstein, L. Boehm, L. Boehm, } "Hollow And Glass Core Chalcogenide Fibers", Proc. SPIE 0618, Infrared Optical Materials and Fibers IV, (12 May 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.961108; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.961108
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