New glass system for low-loss optical waveguides

New glass system for low-loss optical waveguides

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Optical fibres have been made by the vapour deposition of P2O5-GeO2-SiO2 glass onto the inside surface of Corning Code 7913 glass tubes. These graded-index core waveguides exhibit low attenuations, i.e. 4.0 dB/km at 0.82μm.


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