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The Development and Applications of Chalcogenide Infrared Optical Fibers
Author(s): P. Klocek; M. Roth; D. Rock
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Paper Abstract

The fabrication of IR optical fibers for the 2- to l4-μm region is described. Both cylindrical and square fibers fabricated from extruded rods and tubes are discussed. The physical proper-ties of the GeSbSe glasses and optical fibers are reviewed. Fab-rication of different fiber bundles is also reported. The applications of IR optical fibers and bundles are described, and system performance and parametric analysis are developed for some applications, including thermal imaging, IR sensors, CO2 laser power guide, and low-loss optical fibers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 February 1985
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0572, Infrared Technology XI, (23 February 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.950689
Show Author Affiliations
P. Klocek, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)
M. Roth, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)
D. Rock, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0572:
Infrared Technology XI
Richard A. Mollicone; Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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