Tapered fibres embedded in silica aerogel

L. Xiao, M.D.W. Grogan, S.G. Leon-Saval, R J Williams, R. England, W.J. Wadsworth, T.A. Birks

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We embedded thin (down to 2 μm diameter) tapered fibres in silica aerogel with low loss. The aerogel is rigid but behaves refractively like air, protecting the tapered fibre without disturbing light propagation along it.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-2
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 - Baltimore, Baltimore , USA United States
Duration: 31 May 20095 Jun 2009

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ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
CountryUSA United States
CityBaltimore
Period31/05/095/06/09

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Xiao, L., Grogan, M. D. W., Leon-Saval, S. G., Williams, R. J., England, R., Wadsworth, W. J., & Birks, T. A. (2009). Tapered fibres embedded in silica aerogel. 1-2. Paper presented at Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009, Baltimore , USA United States.

Tapered fibres embedded in silica aerogel. / Xiao, L.; Grogan, M.D.W.; Leon-Saval, S.G.; Williams, R J; England, R.; Wadsworth, W.J.; Birks, T.A.

2009. 1-2 Paper presented at Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009, Baltimore , USA United States.

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Xiao, L, Grogan, MDW, Leon-Saval, SG, Williams, RJ, England, R, Wadsworth, WJ & Birks, TA 2009, 'Tapered fibres embedded in silica aerogel' Paper presented at Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009, Baltimore , USA United States, 31/05/09 - 5/06/09, pp. 1-2.
Xiao L, Grogan MDW, Leon-Saval SG, Williams RJ, England R, Wadsworth WJ et al. Tapered fibres embedded in silica aerogel. 2009. Paper presented at Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009, Baltimore , USA United States.
Xiao, L. ; Grogan, M.D.W. ; Leon-Saval, S.G. ; Williams, R J ; England, R. ; Wadsworth, W.J. ; Birks, T.A. / Tapered fibres embedded in silica aerogel. Paper presented at Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009, Baltimore , USA United States.2 p.
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