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Emerging Optical Fibre Technologies with Potential Defence Applications
Author(s): Wei H. Loh; Dan Hewak; Marco N. Petrovich; John R. Hayes; Will Stewart; Andy Clarkson
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Paper Abstract

Recent years have seen the development of a range of promising optical fibre technologies emerge, enabled by advances in materials and fabrication techniques. We describe 3 emerging areas in optical fibre developments: nanomechanical optical fibres, microstructured hollow core silica fibres for high peak optical power and/or extended infrared transmission, and chalcogenide glasses and fibres for mid-IR applications.

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Date Published: 19 November 2012
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8542, Electro-Optical Remote Sensing, Photonic Technologies, and Applications VI, 85421F (19 November 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.978994
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Wei H. Loh, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Dan Hewak, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Marco N. Petrovich, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
John R. Hayes, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Will Stewart, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Andy Clarkson, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8542:
Electro-Optical Remote Sensing, Photonic Technologies, and Applications VI
Gary W. Kamerman; Gary J. Bishop; Mark T. Gruneisen; Keith L. Lewis; Miloslav Dusek; Richard C. Hollins; Ove Steinvall; John Gonglewski; John G. Rarity; Thomas J. Merlet, Editor(s)

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