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Chalcogenide glasses for photonics device applications

Chalcogenide glasses for photonics device applications
Chalcogenide glasses for photonics device applications
Chalcogenides are compounds formed predominately from one or more of the chalcogen elements; sulphur, selenium and tellurium. Although first studied over fifty years ago, interest in chalcogenide glasses has, over the past few years, increased significantly as glasses, crystals and alloys find new life in a wide range of photonic devices. This chapter begins with an overview of chalcogenide glass compositions, their purification, synthesis and fabrication. Focussing on more novel gallium lanthanum sulphide based chalcogenides, as well as reviewing more established materials such as arsenic trisulphide based glasses we then explore the purification and synthesis of these materials, along with their basic optical and thermal properties. Next the fabrication of these versatile glasses into a variety of forms; including thin films, microspheres and optical fibers is explained. This chapter ends with an overview of representative applications of these exciting optoelectronic materials.
978-81-308-0375-3
29-102
Research Signpost
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Hewak, D.W., Brady, D., Curry, R.J., Elliott, G., Huang, C.C., Hughes, M., Knight, K., Mairaj, A., Petrovich, M.N., Simpson, R.E. and Sproat, C. (2010) Chalcogenide glasses for photonics device applications In, Murugan, G.S. (eds.) Photonic Glasses and Glass-Ceramics. Kerala, State of, IN, Research Signpost pp. 29-102.

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Chalcogenides are compounds formed predominately from one or more of the chalcogen elements; sulphur, selenium and tellurium. Although first studied over fifty years ago, interest in chalcogenide glasses has, over the past few years, increased significantly as glasses, crystals and alloys find new life in a wide range of photonic devices. This chapter begins with an overview of chalcogenide glass compositions, their purification, synthesis and fabrication. Focussing on more novel gallium lanthanum sulphide based chalcogenides, as well as reviewing more established materials such as arsenic trisulphide based glasses we then explore the purification and synthesis of these materials, along with their basic optical and thermal properties. Next the fabrication of these versatile glasses into a variety of forms; including thin films, microspheres and optical fibers is explained. This chapter ends with an overview of representative applications of these exciting optoelectronic materials.

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Published date: 2010
Organisations: Optoelectronics Research Centre

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Local EPrints ID: 341177
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/341177
ISBN: 978-81-308-0375-3
PURE UUID: 152130b9-56ae-4901-a69a-2f88269c87e3
ORCID for D.W. Hewak: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2093-5773
ORCID for C.C. Huang: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-3471-2463

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Author: D.W. Hewak ORCID iD
Author: D. Brady
Author: R.J. Curry
Author: G. Elliott
Author: C.C. Huang ORCID iD
Author: M. Hughes
Author: K. Knight
Author: A. Mairaj
Author: M.N. Petrovich
Author: R.E. Simpson
Author: C. Sproat
Editor: G.S. Murugan

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