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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 1984
  • pp: 4486–4493

Dispersion in GeO2–SiO2 glasses

James W. Fleming  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 23, Issue 24, pp. 4486-4493 (1984)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.23.004486


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Abstract

Germania glass was prepared from high purity GeO2 powder. Refractive-index dispersion was used to calculate material dispersion and to provide a model for representing the dispersion of GeO2–SiO2 glasses. The wavelength of zero material dispersion is found to be in agreement with theoretical calculations. Modal propagation is modeled for a GeO2 core–silica clad fiber. Results support compositional dependence of profile dispersion in GeO2–SiO2 fibers.

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History
Original Manuscript: July 26, 1984
Published: December 15, 1984

Citation
James W. Fleming, "Dispersion in GeO2–SiO2 glasses," Appl. Opt. 23, 4486-4493 (1984)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-23-24-4486


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