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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 15 — May. 20, 1990
  • pp: 2214–2216

Spectral bending losses of incoherent IR light in circular waveguides

Yuji Matsuura, Masashi Kawamura, Mitsunobu Miyagi, and Hitoshi Ishikawa  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 15, pp. 2214-2216 (1990)

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Bending losses of three types of circular hollow waveguide have been investigated experimentally for a wide spectral range of infrared wavelengths.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: September 6, 1989
Published: May 20, 1990

Yuji Matsuura, Masashi Kawamura, Mitsunobu Miyagi, and Hitoshi Ishikawa, "Spectral bending losses of incoherent IR light in circular waveguides," Appl. Opt. 29, 2214-2216 (1990)

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