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Optical Engineering

Infrared Heterodyning Using Silver Halide Fibers
Author(s): A. Katzir; S. Simhony; J. Salzman; A. Schoenberg; E. Kapon
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Paper Abstract

Infrared-transmitting silver halide fibers, 0.3 to 1 .0 mm in diameter, were fabricated by extrusion and were found to have losses of about 1 dB/m at X = 10.6 Am. Infrared heterodyne experiments have been carried out using these fibers. Two stabilized CO2 lasers, of frequencies col and cwt, were used. The two laser beams were coupled into a single infrared fiber, using a Y coupler, with no other optics. Both beams were transmitted through this fiber to a fast IR detector. A heterodyne signal at a beat frequency cal - (02 was obtained from the detector.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1984
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 23(4) doi: 10.1117/12.7973318
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 23, Issue 4
Show Author Affiliations
A. Katzir, Tel Aviv University (Israel)
S. Simhony, Tel Aviv University (Israel)
J. Salzman, Tel Aviv University (Israel)
A. Schoenberg, Tel Aviv University (Israel)
E. Kapon, Tel Aviv University (Israel)


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