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Glass and Ceramics

, Volume 73, Issue 1–2, pp 6–8 | Cite as

New Ways to Obtain Optical Fibers with a Refractive-Reflective Cladding from Glass with Any Composition

  • V. E. KoganEmail author
  • T. S. Shakhparonova
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A method of obtaining optical fiber with a refractive-reflective cladding formed in the process of extrusion from a single-spinneret vessel as a result of the interaction between the spinneret material and the glass melt of the light-guiding fiber core. Using glass with highly volatile components for the light-guiding core in order to best match the compositions of the initial glass and the light-guiding core the method affords the creation of a polycrystalline or glassy layer with the same composition along the surface during the extrusion process.

Key words

optical fiber refractive-reflective cladding double crucible method single-spinneret vessel 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Mineral Raw Materials UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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