22 December 1993 Cathodoluminescence study of defects in optical fiber preforms
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Abstract
The cathodoluminescence technique has been used to analyze germanosilicate optical fiber preforms fabricated by the MCVD process. The distributions E' and drawing-induced defects have been measured and the effects of some co-dopants and fabrication conditions on the distributions have been investigated. The results have been explained in terms of a simple reaction scheme involving the electron donor and acceptor properties of co-dopants.
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Graham R. Atkins, Graham R. Atkins, Mark G. Sceats, Mark G. Sceats, Simon B. Poole, Simon B. Poole, } "Cathodoluminescence study of defects in optical fiber preforms", Proc. SPIE 2044, Photosensitivity and Self-Organization in Optical Fibers and Waveguides, (22 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.165661; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.165661
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