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Infrared Study Of Y Irradiated Fluoride Optical Fibers
Author(s): A. Abgrall; M. Poulain; G. Boisde; V. Cardin; G. Maze
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Paper Abstract

In order to develop infrared optical fiber systems in nuclear media, studies are made to know the behavior on line of fluoride glass optical fibers under irradiation. the increase of induced loss and the influence of the dose rate are given at 2.4 microns. Cycles of rela-xation at room temperature and y ray exposure allows an important bleaching and an unaffected kinetic of losses. Characterization of defects created by y radiation on bulk of ZBLA glass is carried out by means of electron spin resonance (ESR). A linear kinetic of ESR signal with dose is observed and possible models for defects are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 1986
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0618, Infrared Optical Materials and Fibers IV, (12 May 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.961095
Show Author Affiliations
A. Abgrall, DGR/SEP-Centre d'Etudes Nucleaires de Fontenay-aux-Roses (France)
M. Poulain, Campus Universitaire de BEAULIEU (France)
G. Boisde, DGR/SEP-Centre d'Etudes Nucleaires de Fontenay-aux-Roses (France)
V. Cardin, Le Verre Fluore S.A. (France)
G. Maze, Le Verre Fluore S.A. (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0618:
Infrared Optical Materials and Fibers IV
Paul Klocek, Editor(s)

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