The possibility of dielectric-coated metallic hollow waveguides that can deliver 3-μm Er:YAG, 5-μm CO, and 10.6-μm CO2 laser light simultaneously with low transmission loss is shown theoretically and experimentally.
© 1990 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: November 3, 1989
Published: May 20, 1990
Yuji Matsuura, Akihito Hongo, and Mitsunobu Miyagi, "Dielectric-coated metallic hollow waveguide for 3-μm Er:YAG, 5-μm CO, and 10.6-μm CO2 laser light transmission," Appl. Opt. 29, 2213-2214 (1990)