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Considerations For The Design Of An Experimental Test Facility For Measurement Of Propagation Characteristics Of Mid-IR Fibers
Author(s): Harish R. D. Sunak; Alexis Mendez Ch.
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Paper Abstract

Recent advances in mid-IR (2-12 μm) optical fibers require that more serious consideration be given to the development of measurement techniques and the design of equipment to characterize these fibers and measure the propagation characterostics. In this paper, a review of the measurement techniques for characterizing mid-IR fibers is presented. The important properties of the sources and detectors suitable for these measurements are summarised. Currently used measuring systems and the typical measurement made on infrared fibers are reviewed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0843, Infrared Optical Materials and Fibers V, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.968224
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Harish R. D. Sunak, University of Rhode Island (United States)
Alexis Mendez Ch., University of Rhode Island (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0843:
Infrared Optical Materials and Fibers V
Paul Klocek, Editor(s)

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