Fabrication of Rare-Earth Doped Fibers by Flash Vaporization Method

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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Lenardic, Borut; Kveder, Miha (Optacore, Trpinceva ulica 39, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Guillon, Herv; Bonnafous, Samuel (Kemstream France)

Highly rare-earth doped optical fiber preforms were produced using flash vaporization method for precursor delivery. TEOS and lanthanide precursors were used. Preforms with fully consolidated core layers have been made and were drawn to fibers.