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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 16 — Aug. 12, 2013
  • pp: 18949–18954

Halo-tellurite glass fiber with low OH content for 2-5µm mid-infrared nonlinear applications

Xian Feng, Jindan Shi, Martha Segura, Nicolas M. White, Pradeesh Kannan, Wei H. Loh, Laurent Calvez, Xianghua Zhang, and Laurent Brilland  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 16, pp. 18949-18954 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.018949


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Abstract

We report the fabrication of new dehydrated halo-tellurite glass fibers with low OH content (1ppm in weight) and low OH-induced attenuation of 10dB/m in 3-4 µm region. It shows halo-tellurite glass fibers a promising candidate for nonlinear applications in 2-5µm region.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2290) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber materials
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: June 18, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 19, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 29, 2013
Published: August 1, 2013

Citation
Xian Feng, Jindan Shi, Martha Segura, Nicolas M. White, Pradeesh Kannan, Wei H. Loh, Laurent Calvez, Xianghua Zhang, and Laurent Brilland, "Halo-tellurite glass fiber with low OH content for 2-5µm mid-infrared nonlinear applications," Opt. Express 21, 18949-18954 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-16-18949


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