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Gradient-index fiber-optic preforms by a sol-gel method
Author(s): Mark A. Banash; J. Brian Caldwell; Tessie M. Che; Robert M. Mininni; Paul R. Soskey; Victor N. Warden; Edward J. A. Pope
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Paper Abstract

Radial gradient index (GRIN) glass rods can be readily made by sol-gel methods. For the preparation of Ti02-Si02 GRIN glass, a sol-gel technique has been used in which a Ti02- Al203-Si02 gel is leached in acid to obtain a radial composition gradient of titania within the gel.?

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Date Published: 1 November 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1590, Submolecular Glass Chemistry and Physics, (1 November 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50196
Show Author Affiliations
Mark A. Banash, EniChem America Inc. (United States)
J. Brian Caldwell, EniChem America Inc. (United States)
Tessie M. Che, EniChem America Inc. (United States)
Robert M. Mininni, EniChem America Inc. (United States)
Paul R. Soskey, EniChem America Inc. (United States)
Victor N. Warden, EniChem America Inc. (United States)
Edward J. A. Pope, Matech Corp. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1590:
Submolecular Glass Chemistry and Physics
Phillip Bray; Norbert J. Kreidl, Editor(s)

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