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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 14 — Jul. 9, 2007
  • pp: 8857–8863

Thermal sensitivity of tellurite and germanate optical fibers

Hongxia Li, Joris Lousteau, William N. MacPherson, Xin Jiang, Henry T. Bookey, James S. Barton, Animesh Jha, and Ajoy K. Kar  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 14, pp. 8857-8863 (2007)

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The temperature coefficients of optical phase have been measured at 1536 nm wavelength for short fiber Fabry-Perot cavities of tellurite and germanate glass fibers spliced to silica fiber. The results are consistent with the thermal expansion and thermo-optic coefficients of the bulk glasses.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2300) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber measurements

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: May 16, 2007
Revised Manuscript: June 15, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 18, 2007
Published: June 29, 2007

Hongxia Li, Joris Lousteau, William N. MacPherson, Xin Jiang, Henry T. Bookey, James S. Barton, Animesh Jha, and Ajoy K. Kar, "Thermal sensitivity of tellurite and germanate optical fibers," Opt. Express 15, 8857-8863 (2007)

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