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Properties and processing of the TeX glasses
Author(s): Xhang Hua Zhang; Hong Li Ma; Jacques Lucas
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Paper Abstract

The thermal properties of the tellurium halide glasses, the TeX glasses, are greatly improved by introducing a trivalent element As. Tg as high as 150 degree(s)C can be obtained and the glasses still transmit up to 18 micrometers . Vitreous thin films have been deposited on different substrates, using the sputtering techniques. Mono-index fibers and fibers having a core- cladding structure have been successfully drawn. The typical attenuation for the first fibers is less than 5 dB/m and for the second fibers is less than 7 dB/m.

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Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1513, Glasses for Optoelectronics II, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46025
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Xhang Hua Zhang, Univ. de Rennes-Beaulieu (France)
Hong Li Ma, Univ. de Rennes-Beaulieu (France)
Jacques Lucas, Univ. de Rennes-Beaulieu (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1513:
Glasses for Optoelectronics II
Giancarlo C. Righini, Editor(s)

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