1D-hollow waveguides with a single central hole coated on the inside with metallic and/or dielectric coatings are capable of transmitting broadband visible to infrared radiation for telecom, chemical sensing, and kilowatt laser power delivery.
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J. Harrington, "The development of hollow core waveguides for applications in telecommunications, sensors, and laser power delivery," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper WA3.