Accession Number:

ADD012147

Title:

Optical Fibers Having a Fluoride Glass Cladding and Method of Making.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-05-28

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

Fluoride glass cladded optical fibers are produced by rotationally casting a fluoride glass cladding tube, introducing core glass melt therein to form a perform, and drawing the preform into a fiber. Disclosed are methods whereby the process may be adopted to the production of multimode, stepped index profile waveguides, single mode waveguides, and waveguides having parabolic index profiles. Patents.

Subject Categories:

  • Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
  • Refractory Fibers
  • Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE