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Fabrication of nontoxic and durable fluorocarbon-coated silver waveguides for the infrared: a new approach
Author(s): Yuji Kato; Mitsunobu Miyagi
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Paper Abstract

Fluorocarbon-polymer coated hollow waveguides have been proposed for the first time for infrared light transmissions in the fields of medicine and infrared measurements. The fluorocarbon-polymer has many advantages over other dielectrics such as non-toxicity, durability, and low-loss property. Two types of coating methods have been employed to fabricate the waveguides and loss spectra of the waveguides have been measured. It is shown that fluorocarbon-polymer coated hollow waveguides have low loss characteristics.

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Date Published: 1 February 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2084, Biomedical Optoelectronic Devices and Systems, (1 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.167311
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Yuji Kato, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Mitsunobu Miyagi, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2084:
Biomedical Optoelectronic Devices and Systems
Nathan I. Croitoru; Riccardo Pratesi, Editor(s)

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