Laser annealing of amorphous silicon core optical fibers

N. Healy, S. Mailis, T. D. Day, P. J.A. Sazio, J. V. Badding, A. C. Peacock

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Laser annealing of an optical fiber with an amorphous silicon core is demonstrated. The annealing process produces a fiber that has a highly crystalline core, whilst reducing the optical transmission losses by ~3 orders of magnitude.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSpecialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2012
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012
EventSpecialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2012 - Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Duration: Jun 17 2012Jun 20 2012

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherSpecialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2012
CountryUnited States
CityColorado Springs, CO

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Healy, N., Mailis, S., Day, T. D., Sazio, P. J. A., Badding, J. V., & Peacock, A. C. (2012). Laser annealing of amorphous silicon core optical fibers. In Specialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2012 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).