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Hollow And Glass Core Chalcogenide Fibers
Author(s): A. Bornstein; L. Boehm
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Paper Abstract

Glass core and hollow core chalocogenide fibers were fabricated and coated with Teflon cladding for protection. The dimensions of the hollow core fiber were 30-600μm OD, 20-500μm ID and up to tens of meters in length. Attenuation measurements were performed with a lead salt tunable diode laser as well as with a CO2 laser. The power loss due to bending for a fiber with a hollow core, and the far field power distribution of this kind of fiber, are also reported. Spectral dependence of the fibers in the region 10-13 μm was obtained using diode lasers. The advantages of glass core and hollow core fibers are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 1986
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0618, Infrared Optical Materials and Fibers IV, (12 May 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.961108
Show Author Affiliations
A. Bornstein, Soreq Nuclear Research Center (Israel)
L. Boehm, Soreq Nuclear Research Center (Israel)


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

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