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Fabrication of Microstructured Polymer Optical Fibres

Conceptually, the fabrication of microstructured polymer optical fibre is a straightforward process involving just two steps - the creation of a preform containing a large-scale version of the structure desired in the fibre, followed by heating and drawing of the preform to produce the final fibre. Three issues soon emerge however when trying to turn this simple two-step process into a reality.

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Photonic Crystal Computer Numerical Control Photonic Bandgap Hole Structure Convective Heating 
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