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Infrared glass fibers
Author(s): Martin G. Drexhage
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Paper Abstract

The status of glasses suitable for use as infrared optical fibers is reviewed. A historical perspective on the technology, and the criteria employed to select appropriate glasses are presented. Heavy metal fluoride and chalcogenide glasses are assessed, with special emphasis on their emerging commercial availability.

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Date Published: 1 May 1990
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1228, Infrared Fiber Optics II, (1 May 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18622
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Martin G. Drexhage, Galileo Electro-Optics Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1228:
Infrared Fiber Optics II
James A. Harrington; Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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