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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2001
  • pp: 1924–

Modeling the Fabrication of Hollow Fibers: Capillary Drawing

Alistair D. Fitt, Kentaro Furusawa, Tanya M. Monro, and Colin P. Please

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 19, Issue 12, pp. 1924- (2001)


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Abstract

A method for modeling the fabrication of small-scale hollow glass capillaries is developed. The model is based on an asymptotic analysis of the Navier-Stokes equations, which yields a simple closed-form solution for this problem. We demonstrate the validity of this approach using experimental data and use it to make predictions for a range of regimes of interest for the development of microstructured optical fiber technology.

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Alistair D. Fitt, Kentaro Furusawa, Tanya M. Monro, and Colin P. Please, "Modeling the Fabrication of Hollow Fibers: Capillary Drawing," J. Lightwave Technol. 19, 1924- (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jlt/abstract.cfm?URI=jlt-19-12-1924

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