Fiber Fabrication and High-Quality Glasses for Gain Fibers
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Glass optical fibers are almost always made from silica; however, some other materials, such as fluorozirconate, fluoroaluminate, and chalcogenide glasses, are used for longer-wavelength infrared applications. Most glasses demonstrate a refractive index of about 1.5. Typically, the difference between core and cladding is less than 1 %.
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