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New multicomponent fluoride glasses with low critical cooling rates for optical fibers
Author(s): Jacques Lucas; Isabelle Noiret-Chiaruttini; Gilles Fonteneau; P. Christensen; Seiko Mitachi
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Paper Abstract

The Zr - free fluoride glass termed BIZYbT and based on the combination of Baryum, Indium, Zinc, Ytterbium and Thorium fluorides hasbeen optimized in orderto decrease thecriticalcoolingrate and make this glass suitablefor fiberdrawing. The lowest value of 5°C/mn has been obtained and is comparable to the classical ZBLAN fluoride glass.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1228, Infrared Fiber Optics II, (1 May 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18627
Show Author Affiliations
Jacques Lucas, Univ. de Rennes-Beaulieu (France)
Isabelle Noiret-Chiaruttini, Univ. de Rennes-Beaulieu (France)
Gilles Fonteneau, Univ. de Rennes-Beaulieu (France)
P. Christensen, Univ. de Rennes-Beaulieu (France)
Seiko Mitachi, NTT Corp. (Japan)


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

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