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Laser Assisted Growth Of Optical Quality Single Crystal Fibers
Author(s): M M. Fejer; J L Nightingale; G A Magel; R L Byer
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Paper Abstract

Single crystal fibers of four refractory oxide materials (Aℓ203 , Cr:AZ203 , Nd:YAG and LiNb03) have been grown by a miniature pedestal growth technique. The growth apparatus employs novel electronic control, mechanical and optical systems enabling growth of high optical quality fibers. All four materials exhibit similar growth characteristics and yield fibers of comparable quality. Measured optical waveguide losses at 632.8 nm for a 5 cm long 170 μm diameter CrℓAZ203 fiber were 0.04 dB/cm.

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Date Published: 26 September 1984
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0460, Processing of Guided Wave Optoelectronic Materials I, (26 September 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.939453
Show Author Affiliations
M M. Fejer, Stanford University (United States)
J L Nightingale, Stanford University (United States)
G A Magel, Stanford University (United States)
R L Byer, Stanford University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0460:
Processing of Guided Wave Optoelectronic Materials I
Robert L. Holman; Donald Morgan Smyth, Editor(s)

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