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Optical Engineering

Infrared Fibers: An Overview Of Prospective Materials, Fabrication Methods, And Applications
Author(s): Bernard Bendow; Howard Rest; Osama H. El-Bayoumi
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Paper Abstract

An overview of IR fibers is presented, including prospective crystalline and vitreous materials; fiber fabrication methods such as drawing from preforms, crucible draw, pedestal growth, and extrusion; and applications such as ultralong repeaterless links, IR imaging, and IR power transmission.

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Date Published: 1 December 1985
PDF: 9 pages
Opt. Eng. 24(6) 241072 doi: 10.1117/12.7973632
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 24, Issue 6
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Bernard Bendow, The BDM Corporation (United States)
Howard Rest, Naval Ocean Systems Center (United States)
Osama H. El-Bayoumi, Rome Air Development Center (United States)


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