22 February 1995 Gel-glass photochromic optical delay generator
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Proceedings Volume 2449, Fiber Optic Network Components; (1995) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.201973
Event: Advanced Networks and Services, 1995, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Abstract
Variable delays in fiber optic optical transmission have been achieved by using photochromic- doped sol-gel silica glasses. Gaps between two commercial fibers in V-groove connectors, when filled with these materials, produce variable propagation times. Variations of the optical propagation time depending on the input power, wavelength, and dopant concentration are shown.
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Manuel Lopez-Amo, Manuel Lopez-Amo, David Levy, David Levy, Francisco del Monte, Francisco del Monte, Ignacio R. Matias, Ignacio R. Matias, Partha Datta-Chowdhury, Partha Datta-Chowdhury, Jose Manuel Oton, Jose Manuel Oton, "Gel-glass photochromic optical delay generator", Proc. SPIE 2449, Fiber Optic Network Components, (22 February 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.201973; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.201973
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