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Gallium lanthanum sulphide optical fibre for active and passive applications

Hewak, D.W., Moore, R.C., Schweizer, T., Wang, J., Samson, B.N., Brocklesby, W.S., Payne, D.N. and Tarbox, E.J. (1996) Gallium lanthanum sulphide optical fibre for active and passive applications Electronics Letters, 32, (4), pp. 384-385. (doi:10.1049/el:19960199).

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The authors report on the first demonstration of optical fibres based on the Ga:La:S system. Core-clad structures have been fabricated by the rod and tube method and pulled into lengths >200m. Transmission over the wavelength range 1.0 to 6.5 µm, with fibre loss approaching the absorption and scattering level of the bulk glass, is obtained, opening the possibility of new fibre device applications of this promising glass host.

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Published date: 1996
Organisations: Optoelectronics Research Centre


Local EPrints ID: 78110
ISSN: 0013-5194
PURE UUID: a78f478e-a0ee-4428-b63e-324451bae215
ORCID for D.W. Hewak: ORCID iD
ORCID for W.S. Brocklesby: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:26

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Author: D.W. Hewak ORCID iD
Author: R.C. Moore
Author: T. Schweizer
Author: J. Wang
Author: B.N. Samson
Author: W.S. Brocklesby ORCID iD
Author: D.N. Payne
Author: E.J. Tarbox

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