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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 34 — Dec. 1, 2008
  • pp: 6340–6344

Method for evaluating material dispersion of dielectric film in the hollow fiber

Ke-Rong Sui, Xiao-Song Zhu, Xiao-Li Tang, Katsumasa Iwai, Mitsunobu Miyagi, and Yi-Wei Shi  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 34, pp. 6340-6344 (2008)

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A method is proposed to evaluate the material dispersion of dielectric film in dielectric-coated silver hollow fiber. Cauchy’s formulas that characterize the dispersion property were obtained for several commonly used dielectric materials by using the measured data of loss spectra of the hollow fibers. The wavelengths of the loss peaks and valleys in the loss spectra can be predicted more accurately when taking into consideration of the material dispersion. The derived Cauchy’s formulas play an important role in the design of infrared hollow fiber for multiwavelength delivery.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: July 14, 2008
Revised Manuscript: September 17, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: October 24, 2008
Published: November 21, 2008

Ke-Rong Sui, Xiao-Song Zhu, Xiao-Li Tang, Katsumasa Iwai, Mitsunobu Miyagi, and Yi-Wei Shi, "Method for evaluating material dispersion of dielectric film in the hollow fiber," Appl. Opt. 47, 6340-6344 (2008)

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