Waveguiding is observed in a liquid core / liquid cladding waveguide containing a suspension of dielectric particles in the core. The threshold for guiding is determined by the numerical aperture of the effective refractive index.
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R. Conroy, B. Mayers, D. Vesenov, D. Wolfe, M. Prentiss, and G. Whitesides, "Optical Waveguiding in Suspensions of Dielectric Particles," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JWB43.
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