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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2009
  • pp: 3220–3226

Spectroscopic Characterization of Plastic Optical Fibers Doped With Fluorene Oligomers

María Asunción Illarramendi, Joseba Zubia, Luca Bazzana, Gaizka Durana, Gotzon Aldabaldetreku, and José Ramón Sarasua

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 27, Issue 15, pp. 3220-3226 (2009)


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Abstract

The optical properties of four fluorene oligomers embedded in plastic optical fiber have been investigated by using steady-state luminescence technique. In particular, we study the dependence of the optical spectra with dopant oligofluorene, emission wavelength, excitation wavelength, and light propagation distance through the fiber. Using this information, we have characterized the optical loss in these doped optical fibers.

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María Asunción Illarramendi, Joseba Zubia, Luca Bazzana, Gaizka Durana, Gotzon Aldabaldetreku, and José Ramón Sarasua, "Spectroscopic Characterization of Plastic Optical Fibers Doped With Fluorene Oligomers," J. Lightwave Technol. 27, 3220-3226 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jlt/abstract.cfm?URI=jlt-27-15-3220


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