Nanoparticle-Doped Microstructured Polymer Optical Fibre

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Yu, Helmut C. Y.; Argyros, Alexander; Eijkelenborg, Martijn A. van (Optical Fibre Technology Centre, Bldg C80, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia)
Yu, Helmut C. Y.; Barton, Geoff (School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Sydney)
Barbe, Christophe; Finnie, Kim; Kong, Linggen; McNiven, Scott (Materials Division, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
Ladouceur, Francois (School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications, University of New South W)

A generic method has been developed which utilises functional nanoparticles as a universal dopant delivery system for embedding material into microstructured polymer optical fibres (mPOF). Doping experience with silica nanoparticles and quantum dots is presented.