Hollow fibers for high-power lasers

Yuji Matsuura, Mitsunobu Miyagi

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Abstract

Hollow fibers for variety of infrared lasers are introduced. For delivery of infrared lasers represented by CO2, Er:YAG, and Nd:YAG lasers, hollow fibers having a dielectric and a silver film on the inside of glass tubing have been developed. It is shown that the fibers transmit high-powered laser light with low attenuation due to the interference effect of the internal dielectric layer. Hollow fibers enable many applications in industrial and medical fields that need effective delivery medium of laser light.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)251-256
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume3609
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Jan 1
EventProceedings of the 1999 Optical Pulse and Beam Propagation - San Jose, CA, USA
Duration: 1999 Jan 271999 Jan 28

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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