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Glowing optical fiber designs and parameters
Author(s): Janis Spigulis; Daumants Pfafrods; Maris Stafeckis; Wanda Jelinska-Platace
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Paper Abstract

Side-emitting optical fiber designs and main parameters have been studied. A simplified model to describe emission of the 'glowing' fiber is developed. Basic expressions for the emission parameters as functions of the input radiation intensity, distance along the fiber axis and scattering efficiency longitudinal distribution are given for several design modifications. The model assumptions have been checked experimentally by testing silica core side-glowing optical fiber samples.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 1997
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2967, Optical Inorganic Dielectric Materials and Devices, (4 February 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.266542
Show Author Affiliations
Janis Spigulis, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)
Daumants Pfafrods, ANDA OPTEC Ltd. (Latvia)
Maris Stafeckis, ANDA OPTEC Ltd. (Latvia)
Wanda Jelinska-Platace, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2967:
Optical Inorganic Dielectric Materials and Devices
Andris Krumins; Donats K. Millers; Andris R. Sternberg; Janis Spigulis, Editor(s)

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