This work discusses advances in fabricating glass-clad crystalline core optical fibers. Of greatest significance is that these crystalline core fibers were produced using scalable and commercially accepted optical fiber draw processes.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.2290) Materials : Fiber materials
J. Ballato, T. Hawkins, B. Kokuoz, A. James, R. Stolen, and P. Foy, "Novel Crystalline Core Optical Fibers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OWT6.
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