Laser annealing of amorphous silicon core optical fibers

N. Healy, S. Mailis, T. D. Day, P. J.A. Sazio, J. V. Badding, A. C. Peacock

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Laser annealing of an optical fiber with an amorphous silicon core is demonstrated. The annealing process produces a fiber that has a highly crystalline core, whilst reducing the optical transmission losses by ~3 orders of magnitude.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpecialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2012
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529466
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
EventSpecialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2012 - Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Duration: 17 Jun 201220 Jun 2012

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceSpecialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityColorado Springs, CO


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