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Robust and reliable thin films for optical telecommunications systems: an overview
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Paper Abstract

With inventions of ultra low loss glass fibers and reliable semiconductor lasers, the current choice for the telecommunication industry is lightwave technology which consists of many optical components. The reliability requirements of optical coatings used in such optical components of current and future lightwave telecommunication systems are presented in this paper.

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Date Published: 4 March 1993
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 1782, Thin Films for Optical Systems, (4 March 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141017
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Basavaraj V. Hiremath, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1782:
Thin Films for Optical Systems
Karl H. Guenther, Editor(s)

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