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Optical characterization of infrared glasses and waveguides for power delivery and biomedical sensor systems
Author(s): Dimitrij Lezal; Milan Karel; P. Loeffler; H. Sautter
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Paper Abstract

The preparation pure glasses, fiber's drawing and optical characterization of chalcogenide (As2S3, As2Se3) and chalcohalide (As-Se-(Br,I), Ge-Se-I, Te-Se-Br etc) are given. Their transfer properties are suitable for a laser delivery of Er:YAG, CO and CO2 laser energy. For active optical fibers sulfide GeGaS and GeGaAsS glasses doped with Pr3+ ions were prepared and their optical and fluorescence properties are studied and offer perspection applications as the spectral fluorescence, the fluorescence lifetimes of 1G4 and the temporal fluorescence decay in a biomedical sensors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3199, Biomedical Systems and Technologies II, (1 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.301100
Show Author Affiliations
Dimitrij Lezal, Lab. of Inorganic Materials (Czech Republic)
Milan Karel, Lab. of Inorganic Materials (Czech Republic)
P. Loeffler, Robert Bosch GmbH (Germany)
H. Sautter, Robert Bosch GmbH (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3199:
Biomedical Systems and Technologies II
Francesco Baldini; Nathan I. Croitoru; Mark Russell Dickinson; Martin Frenz; Mitsunobu Miyagi; Riccardo Pratesi; Stefan Seeger, Editor(s)

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