22 February 2018 All-solid tellurite optical fiber with transversely disordered refractive index profile and its optical image transport performance
Author Affiliations +
Proceedings Volume 10528, Optical Components and Materials XV; 105281O (2018) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2289266
Event: SPIE OPTO, 2018, San Francisco, California, United States
All-solid tellurite-glass optical rod and fiber with transversely-disordered refractive index profile were successfully fabricated to study the transport of infrared images by using transverse localization of light. The fabrication was carried out by using stack-and-draw and rod-in-tube techniques. The fabricated tellurite optical rod and fiber were composed of high-index and low-index units which were arranged randomly in the transverse plane but were invariant in the longitudinal direction. The diameter of each unit was approximately 1.0 μm. The high-index and low-index materials were TeO2-Li2O-WO3-MoO3-Nb2O5 (TLWMN) glass and TeO2-ZnO-Na2O-La2O3 (TZNL) glass, respectively. At 1550 nm, their refractive index difference ∆n is 0.096. To investigate the optical image transport capability, A CW laser light at 1550 nm was used as an input probe beam and the 1951 U.S. Air Force test target was installed in front of 10-cm-long segments of the fabricated rod and fiber in the experimental setup. The output signal was recorded by a beam profiler. As a result, clear transported images of numbers and lines on the test target were obtained.
© (2018) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Hoang Tuan Tong, Hoang Tuan Tong, Shunei Kuroyanagi, Shunei Kuroyanagi, Takenobu Suzuki, Takenobu Suzuki, Yasutake Ohishi, Yasutake Ohishi, } "All-solid tellurite optical fiber with transversely disordered refractive index profile and its optical image transport performance", Proc. SPIE 10528, Optical Components and Materials XV, 105281O (22 February 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2289266; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2289266


Production of arsenic trisulfide glass
Proceedings of SPIE (June 27 1997)
Developing photorefractive fibers for optical limiting
Proceedings of SPIE (November 29 2000)
Silica glass based nonlinear optical fibers
Proceedings of SPIE (January 28 2006)
Material Dispersion Considerations For Infrared Fibers
Proceedings of SPIE (December 17 1982)

Back to Top