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Extrusion method for fabrication of hollow waveguides with 1D photonic bandgap structure
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Paper Abstract

An all-dielectric hollow waveguide structure consisting of radially alternating dielectric layers and exhibiting a photonic bandgap is proposed. Fabrication involves the extrusion of a stack-of-plates into a hollow structure composed of alternating high/low index pairs. Specifically, a billet consisting of alternating glass layers is forced through a die such that laminar flow forces the periodicity from an axial to a radial orientation. The concept is demonstrated using lead-borosilicate and As2Se3 glasses.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 March 2002
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4616, Optical Fibers and Sensors for Medical Applications II, (26 March 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.463800
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Daniel J. Gibson, Rutgers Univ. (United States)
James A. Harrington, Rutgers Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4616:
Optical Fibers and Sensors for Medical Applications II
Israel Gannot, Editor(s)

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