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IR fiber optics development at the Naval Research Laboratory
Author(s): Jasbinder Singh Sanghera; Lynda E. Busse; Viet Q. Nguyen; Reza Mossadegh; Frederic H. Kung; Brian J. Cole; L. Brandon Shaw; Pablo C. Pureza; Robert E. Miklos; Ishwar D. Aggarwal; Yoon-Soo Park
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Paper Abstract

We report the first technology demonstration of the use of an IR fiber cable in an IRCM system for missile jamming. The IR fiber cable contains sulphide glass fibers which possess low loss, high strength and high threshold to laser damage. The fiber cable was used to transmit the output from a laser operating in the 2 - 5 micrometers atmospheric window to a Jam Head located remote from the laser. The demonstration was successful and fiber cable performed remarkably well and without damage.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 April 2000
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3950, Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits IV, (19 April 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.382160
Show Author Affiliations
Jasbinder Singh Sanghera, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Lynda E. Busse, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Viet Q. Nguyen, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Reza Mossadegh, University Research Foundation (United States)
Frederic H. Kung, University Research Foundation (United States)
Brian J. Cole, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
L. Brandon Shaw, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Pablo C. Pureza, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Robert E. Miklos, SF Associates (United States)
Ishwar D. Aggarwal, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Yoon-Soo Park, Office of Naval Research (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3950:
Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits IV
Yoon-Soo Park; Ray T. Chen, Editor(s)

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