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Optical Absorption By Free Carriers In Materials For Ir Fibers
Author(s): L. N. Butvina; E. M. Dianov
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Paper Abstract

The necessity to take into consideration the absorption by free carriers in silver and thallium halides for the evaluation of minimal' optical losses in these materials and fibers from them in the range 2 T 25 μm is pointed out for the first time. It is shown that the absorption by free carriers exceedsfor 1- 2 orders the previous minimal loss evaluations and its value is found to be 10-1 - 10-2 dB/km.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 October 1984
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0484, Infrared Optical Materials and Fibers III, (16 October 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.943138
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L. N. Butvina, Academy of Sciences of the USSR (USSR)
E. M. Dianov, Academy of Sciences of the USSR (USSR)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0484:
Infrared Optical Materials and Fibers III
Paul Klocek, Editor(s)

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