Photosensitivity of highly phosphorus-doped fibers under 157-nm F2 excimer laser irradiation has been investigated for the first time. Photosensitivity as well as photosensitization effects have been found to be much stronger as compared to 193-nm irradiation.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2290) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber materials
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
Y. V. Larionov, A. A. Rybaltovsky, S. L. Semjonov, M. M. Bubnov, E. M. Dianov, S. K. Vartapetov, M. A. Kurzanov, A. Z. Obidin, and V. A. Yamschikov, "Photosensitivity and Photosensitization of Highly Phosphorus-Doped Fibers under 157-nm F2 Excimer Laser Irradiation," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper MF34.
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