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Materials for Optical Fibre

  • Y. T. Chen
  • W. Chen
  • Harith Ahmad
  • K. H. Kwek
  • N. H. Tioh
Conference paper

Abstract

Optical fibre is a circular dielectric wave guide. It has a central core which has a slightly higher refractive index than the surrounding material which is known as the cladding. With this kind of structure, light can be transmitted through it by the principle of total internal reflection.

Keywords

Optical Fibre Pure Silica Dope Silica Silicon Tetrachloride Plastic Fibre 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. T. Chen
    • 1
  • W. Chen
    • 1
  • Harith Ahmad
    • 1
  • K. H. Kwek
    • 1
  • N. H. Tioh
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Advanced StudiesUniversity of MalayaKuala LumpurMalaysia

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