12 May 1986 Preparation And Properties Of High Optical Quality IR Transmitting Glasses And Fibers Based On Metal Fluorides
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Proceedings Volume 0618, Infrared Optical Materials and Fibers IV; (1986); doi: 10.1117/12.961092
Event: O-E/LASE'86 Symposium, 1986, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
Recent advances in preform processing techniques and purification have resulted in fluoride glass fibers having a minimum loss of 0.9 dB/km at 2.55 microns. This value was confirmed by separate measurements of scattering and absorption loss.
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D. C. Tran, K. H. Levin, M. J. Burk, C. F . Fisher, D. Brower, "Preparation And Properties Of High Optical Quality IR Transmitting Glasses And Fibers Based On Metal Fluorides", Proc. SPIE 0618, Infrared Optical Materials and Fibers IV, (12 May 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.961092; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.961092
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Optical fibers

Scattering

Glasses

Laser scattering

Absorption

Infrared radiation

Rayleigh scattering

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