1 May 1990 Flexible hollow waveguides for middle IR range
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Proceedings Volume 1228, Infrared Fiber Optics II; (1990) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.18639
Event: OE/LASE '90, 1990, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
Development of hollow metal waveguides (1-1MW) with rectangular cross-section for delivery of high-power O and CO2laser light is described. We propose a loss calculation model for hollow waveguides that takes into account contribution of non-coherent light scattering on rougbnesses of reflecting surfaces, which allowed to define a wavelength dependence of HMW bending 1osses. Additional twisting losses in HMW are indenpendent of the quality of waveguide reflecting walls and they are practically indentical for JO and JO21aser wavelengths.
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Vjacheslav G. Artioushenko, Karen I. Kalaidjian, Michael M. Mirakian, A. K. Khechoian, "Flexible hollow waveguides for middle IR range", Proc. SPIE 1228, Infrared Fiber Optics II, (1 May 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18639; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.18639
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