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Optics Express

  • Editor: Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 20 — Sep. 29, 2008
  • pp: 15700–15708

White light sources based on multiple precision selective micro-filling of structured optical waveguides

J. Canning, M. Stevenson, T. K. Yip, S. K. Lim, and C. Martelli  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 20, pp. 15700-15708 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.015700


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Abstract

Multiple precision selective micro-filling of a structured optical fibre using three luminescent dyes enables the simultaneous capture of red, blue and green luminescence within the core to generate white light. The technology opens up a new approach to integration and superposition of the properties of multiple materials to create unique composite properties within structured waveguides.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: July 11, 2008
Revised Manuscript: September 3, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: September 3, 2008
Published: September 19, 2008

Citation
J. Canning, M. Stevenson, T. K. Yip, S. K. Lim, and C. Martelli, "White light sources based on multiple precision selective micro-filling of structured optical waveguides," Opt. Express 16, 15700-15708 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-20-15700


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