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Scattering properties of ZrF4-based glasses prepared by the gas film levitation technique
Author(s): Adolphe R. Lopez; Pascal Baniel; Pascal Gall-Borrut; Jean E. Granier
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Paper Abstract

The Gas Film Levitation (GFL) technique, based on aerostatic lubrication on a porous membrane, allows containerless processing and shaping of large material samples. This method is applied to the preparation of ZBLAN fluoride glasses, which are promising candidates for low-loss infrared fibre applications. Fluoride glass samples of high optical quality are obtained starting directly from a powder mixture of the different fluorides. Laser Scanning Tomography and light scattering measurements are used to characterize the as-made samples.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1991
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1590, Submolecular Glass Chemistry and Physics, (1 November 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50214
Show Author Affiliations
Adolphe R. Lopez, Alcatel Alsthom Recherche and CEA (France)
Pascal Baniel, Alcatel Alsthom Recherche (France)
Pascal Gall-Borrut, Ctr. d'Electronique de Montpellier (France)
Jean E. Granier, CEA (France)


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

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