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Transmission Characteristics Of A Hollow Core Silica Waveguide In The 9-11 μm Waveband
Author(s): R M Jenkins; R W J Devereux
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Paper Abstract

Theoretical predictions and experimental measurements of the transmission characteristics of a 1.0 mm I.D. hollow core silica waveguide have been made as a function of wavelength across the 9-11 μm waveband. Good qualitative agreement is observed between the theoretical and experimental data. Significantly lower attenuation coefficients are attained at the lower end of the waveband as a result of dramatic changes in the complex refractive index of silica brought about by dispersion phenomena associated with a strong absorption band centered at = 9.25 μm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 August 1987
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0806, Active Infrared Systems and Technology, (24 August 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.941394
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R M Jenkins, Royal Signals and Radar Establishment (United Kingdom)
R W J Devereux, Royal Signals and Radar Establishment (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0806:
Active Infrared Systems and Technology
V. G. Roper, Editor(s)

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