Phosphate glasses were developed in order to fabricate a passive double-cladding optical fibre for high-power amplifier and lasers applications. The fibre preform was fabricated by rotational casting technique. The use of this technique is reported for the first time using phosphate glasses.
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E. Mura, J. Lousteau, N. G. Boetti, G. Scarpignato, D. Negro, S. Abrate, and D. Milanese, "Phosphate Double-Cladding Optical Fibre for High-Power Laser Applications," in Advanced Photonics Congress, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JM5A.6.
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