Application specific optical fibres manufactured from multicomponent glass

Taylor, E.R., Taylor, D.J., Li, L., Tachibana, M., Townsend, J.E., Wang, J., Wells, P.J. and Reekie, L. (1989) Application specific optical fibres manufactured from multicomponent glass. In, Fleming, J.W., Sigel, G.H., Takahashi, S. and France, P.W. (eds.) Optical Fiber Materials and Processing. Symposium on Materials Research , Materials Research Society. (MRS Proceedings Volume, 172).


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Special fibres have been fabricated to demonstrate the potential of using multicomponent glass materials for sensors, devices and fibre lasers. High nonlinearity and large Verdet constants are confirmed for lead-silicate glass fibres. Nonlinear effects such as second harmonic generation (SHG), third harmonic generation (THG), electro-optic (EO) Kerr effect and optical switching are observed for F7 core glass fibres. Compound glasses are investigated as host glasses for fibre lasers and amplifiers. An all glass cladding pumped Nd-doped fibre laser from compound glasses is characterized.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 1558990607 (paperback)
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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 77511
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Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:11

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