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16 March 2015 Linear and nonlinear optical properties of chalcogenide microstructured optical fibers
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Proceedings Volume 9359, Optical Components and Materials XII; 93590G (2015)
Event: SPIE OPTO, 2015, San Francisco, California, United States
Chalcogenide glasses are known for their large transparency in the mid-infrared and their high linear refractive index (>2). They present also a high non-linear coefficient (n2), 100 to 1000 times larger than for silica, depending on the composition. we have developed a casting method to prepare the microstructured chalcogenide preform. This method allows optical losses as low as 0.4 dB/m at 1.55 µm and less than 0.05 dB/m in the mid IR. Various chalcogenide MOFs operating in the IR range has been fabricated in order to associate the high non-linear properties of these glasses and the original MOF properties. For example, small core fibers have been drawn to enhance the non linearities for telecom applications such as signal regeneration and generation of supercontinuum sources. On another hand, in the 3-12 µm window, single mode fibers and exposed core fibers have been realized for Gaussian beams propagation and sensors applications respectively.
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Johann Trolès, Laurent Brilland, Celine Caillaud, Gilles Renversez, David Mechin, and Jean-Luc Adam "Linear and nonlinear optical properties of chalcogenide microstructured optical fibers", Proc. SPIE 9359, Optical Components and Materials XII, 93590G (16 March 2015);

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