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High-power single-mode edge-emitting LED for methane sensing applications
Author(s): Richard D. Ash; M. Faultless; H. Hiams; J. Humpage; N. Maung; J. Thompson
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Paper Abstract

The use of optical absorption to detect methane requires a suitable rugged source. An edge emitting LED suitable for use with single mode fiber systems, emitting at 1640nm is described. A coupled power of 130?W at 25°C has been demonstrated.

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Date Published: 1 February 1992
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1580, Fiber Optic Components and Reliability, (1 February 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.135388
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Richard D. Ash, GEC Marconi Materials Technology (Caswell) Ltd. (United Kingdom)
M. Faultless, GEC Marconi Materials Technology (Caswell) Ltd. (United Kingdom)
H. Hiams, GEC Marconi Materials Technology (Caswell) Ltd. (United Kingdom)
J. Humpage, GEC Marconi Materials Technology (Caswell) Ltd. (United Kingdom)
N. Maung, GEC Marconi Materials Technology (Caswell) Ltd. (United Kingdom)
J. Thompson, GEC Marconi Materials Technology (Caswell) Ltd. (United Kingdom)


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Fiber Optic Components and Reliability

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