Aerogel-enhanced tapers and fibres

William J Wadsworth, Michael D W Grogan, L M Xiao, Matthew D Rollings, Richard England, Timothy A Birks

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Abstract

We replace the air around tapered silica fibres or within hollow-core photonic crystal fibres with silica aerogel. This retains the important device characteristics, including gas permeability, but adds protection and enables new devices.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2011 IEEE Winter Topicals, WTM 2011
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
PublisherIEEE
Pages193-194
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4244-8427-0
ISBN (Print)9781424484287
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event2011 Winter Topical Meetings, WTM 2011, January 10, 2011 - January 12, 2011 - Keystone, CO, USA United States
Duration: 1 Jan 2011 → …

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Conference2011 Winter Topical Meetings, WTM 2011, January 10, 2011 - January 12, 2011
CountryUSA United States
CityKeystone, CO
Period1/01/11 → …

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Wadsworth, W. J., Grogan, M. D. W., Xiao, L. M., Rollings, M. D., England, R., & Birks, T. A. (2011). Aerogel-enhanced tapers and fibres. In 2011 IEEE Winter Topicals, WTM 2011 (pp. 193-194). [5730113] Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/PHOTWTM.2011.5730113