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Preparation of water-free silica-based optical-fibre waveguide

Preparation of water-free silica-based optical-fibre waveguide

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A technique is described whereby the hydroxyl absorption bands of the new phosphosilicate-core optical-fibre waveguide, which arise from impurities in the cladding, can be largely eliminated. The resulting fibre has ultralow loss over the entire wavelength range 0.4–1.1 μm.

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