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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 40, Iss. 36 — Dec. 20, 2001
  • pp: 6611–6617

Photothermal Behavior of an Optical Path Adhesive Used for Photonics Applications at 1550 nm

Michael DeRosa and Stephan Logunov  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 40, Issue 36, pp. 6611-6617 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.40.006611


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Abstract

A theoretical and experimental study of photothermal behavior in a commercially available optical path adhesive is described. Photothermal effects were examined for cw and pulsed laser radiation (~1 μs) at 1550 nm. A fiber-optic backreflection technique was used to measure the thermo-optic glass transition temperature of the adhesive. This transition temperature was then used to calibrate fiber-optic photothermal blooming and backreflection pump–probe experiments. Simple thermal models predict ΔT at 300 mW (cw) to be 65 °C and 53 °C at 100 W (pulsed). Experimental results are in reasonable agreement with theoretical predictions. The characteristic photothermal relaxation time after a 1-μs pulse for optical path adhesives is found to be 166 μs at the end of a fiber where the mode field diameter is 10.5 μm. Photothermally induced temperatures were found to be below the thermal degradation temperature of the adhesive even at powers as high as 1 W (cw) or 100 W (pulse).

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(120.6810) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Thermal effects
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties
(160.4890) Materials : Organic materials
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers

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Michael DeRosa and Stephan Logunov, "Photothermal Behavior of an Optical Path Adhesive Used for Photonics Applications at 1550 nm," Appl. Opt. 40, 6611-6617 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-40-36-6611

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