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Influence Of H[sub]2[/sub]-Treatment And Water Content On The Recovery Characteristics Of Undoped Core Fibers After Pulsed And Continuous Irradiation
Author(s): K F Klein; A Muhlich; K H Worner; H Henschel; O Kohn; H U Schmidt
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Paper Abstract

The OH-content of an undoped core all-glass fiber is modified within the range from 1 to 100 ppm. At 860 nm wavelength the radiation resistance expressed by recovery coefficient in the long-term annealing after pulsed irradiation (10 ms - 10 s) increases with increasing water-content and with additional hydrogen-treatment. At 1310 nm wavelength the induced loss at short times after the radiation pulse is smaller due to hydrogen-treatment. The long-term recovery decreases with increasing OH-content, in contrast to 860 nm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 June 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0867, Optical Devices in Adverse Environments, (8 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.965058
Show Author Affiliations
K F Klein, Heraeus Quarzschmelze GmbH (Germany)
A Muhlich, Heraeus Quarzschmelze GmbH (Germany)
K H Worner, Heraeus Quarzschmelze GmbH (Germany)
H Henschel, Fraunhofer INT (Germany)
O Kohn, Fraunhofer INT (Germany)
H U Schmidt, Fraunhofer INT (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0867:
Optical Devices in Adverse Environments
Roger A. Greenwell, Editor(s)

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