Modeling the fabrication of hollow fibres: capillary drawing

Fitt, A.D., Furusawa, K., Monro, T.M. and Please, C.P. (2001) Modeling the fabrication of hollow fibres: capillary drawing IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, 19, (12), pp. 1924-1931. (doi:10.1109/50.971686).


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A method for modeling the fabrication of small-scale hollow glass capillaries is developed. The model is based on an asymptotic analysis of the Navier-Stokes equations, which yields a simple closed-form solution for this problem. We demonstrate the validity of this approach using experimental data and use it to make predictions for a range of regimes of interest for the development of microstructured optical fiber technology.

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Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1109/50.971686
ISSNs: 0733-8724 (print)
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Date Deposited: 10 May 2006
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