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Hollow optical waveguide devices and systems
Author(s): R. M. Jenkins; B. J. Perrett; M. E. McNie; E. D. Finlayson; R. R. Davies; J. Banerji; A. R. Davies
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Paper Abstract

Hollow optical waveguides have some unique properties compared with their solid core counterparts. These include very broad waveband, high power transmission characteristics in conjunction with extremely low interfacing and propagation losses. Such characteristics provide considerable potential for novel electro-optic and infrared devices and systems. In conjunction with discrete micro-optical components hollow waveguides have been used to demonstrate integrated circuits which are the optical analogue of the electronic PCB. The underlying physics and technology of hollow optical waveguides will be discussed in the context of a wide range of applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 October 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7113, Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems: Technology and Applications V, 71130E (2 October 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.802454
Show Author Affiliations
R. M. Jenkins, QinetiQ Ltd. (United Kingdom)
B. J. Perrett, QinetiQ Ltd. (United Kingdom)
M. E. McNie, QinetiQ Ltd. (United Kingdom)
E. D. Finlayson, QinetiQ Ltd. (United Kingdom)
R. R. Davies, QinetiQ Ltd. (United Kingdom)
J. Banerji, QinetiQ Ltd. (United Kingdom)
A. R. Davies, QinetiQ Ltd. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7113:
Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems: Technology and Applications V
David A. Huckridge; Reinhard R. Ebert, Editor(s)

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