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Application specific optical fibres manufactured from multicomponent glass

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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.

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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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Published date: 1989
Venue - Dates: Symposium on Materials Research, 1989-01-01 - 1989-01-01

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Local EPrints ID: 77511
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77511
ISBN: 1558990607
PURE UUID: ebe16523-6aca-4f0a-b4a8-b92c094524bd

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:32

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Author: E.R. Taylor
Author: D.J. Taylor
Author: L. Li
Author: M. Tachibana
Author: J.E. Townsend
Author: J. Wang
Author: P.J. Wells
Author: L. Reekie
Editor: J.W. Fleming
Editor: G.H. Sigel
Editor: S. Takahashi
Editor: P.W. France

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