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Gel-glass photochromic optical delay generator
Author(s): Manuel Lopez-Amo; David Levy; Francisco del Monte; Ignacio R. Matias; Partha Datta-Chowdhury; Jose Manuel Oton
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Paper Abstract

Variable delays in fiber optic optical transmission have been achieved by using photochromic- doped sol-gel silica glasses. Gaps between two commercial fibers in V-groove connectors, when filled with these materials, produce variable propagation times. Variations of the optical propagation time depending on the input power, wavelength, and dopant concentration are shown.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 February 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2449, Fiber Optic Network Components, (22 February 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.201973
Show Author Affiliations
Manuel Lopez-Amo, Ciudad Univ. (Spain)
David Levy, Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales (Spain)
Francisco del Monte, Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales (Spain)
Ignacio R. Matias, Ciudad Univ. (Spain)
Partha Datta-Chowdhury, Ciudad Univ. (Spain)
Jose Manuel Oton, Ciudad Univ. (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2449:
Fiber Optic Network Components
S. Iraj Najafi; Henri Porte, Editor(s)

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