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Metal cylinder fiber
Author(s): Zheng-Xuan Lai; Ramesh Narayanan; Akshob Bengale; James Flattery; Douglas Keller; Tracee L. Jamison; Philipp Kornreich; Allen Chi-Luen Wang
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Paper Abstract

Light absorption spectrum measurements and the light intensity dependence of the light absorption spectrum of a fiber with a very thin gold film at the glass core glass cladding boundary are presented. The thickness of the gold film is less than the scattering length of electrons in this metal. The absorption spectrum appears to be strongly light intensity dependent. We also observed the mode structure of light propagating through the gold film. Our fabrication process can produce large area very thin metal films that are very difficult to produce by other methods.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 October 2005
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5970, Photonic Applications in Devices and Communication Systems, 59701A (12 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.624573
Show Author Affiliations
Zheng-Xuan Lai, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Ramesh Narayanan, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Akshob Bengale, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
James Flattery, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Douglas Keller, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Tracee L. Jamison, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Philipp Kornreich, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Allen Chi-Luen Wang, SDO Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5970:
Photonic Applications in Devices and Communication Systems
Peter Mascher; John C. Cartledge; Andrew Peter Knights; David V. Plant, Editor(s)

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