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Nano-structured optical fibers made of glass-ceramics, and phase separated and metallic particle-containing glasses

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Nano-structured optical fibers made of glass-ceramics, and phase separated and metallic particle-containing glasses. / Veber, Alexander; Lu, Zhuorui; Vermillac, Manuel; Pigeonneau, Franck; Blanc, Wilfried; Petit, Laeticia.

julkaisussa: Fibers, Vuosikerta 7, Nro 12, 2019.

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Veber, Alexander ; Lu, Zhuorui ; Vermillac, Manuel ; Pigeonneau, Franck ; Blanc, Wilfried ; Petit, Laeticia. / Nano-structured optical fibers made of glass-ceramics, and phase separated and metallic particle-containing glasses. Julkaisussa: Fibers. 2019 ; Vuosikerta 7, Nro 12.

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title = "Nano-structured optical fibers made of glass-ceramics, and phase separated and metallic particle-containing glasses",
abstract = "For years, scientists have been looking for different techniques to make glasses perfect: fully amorphous and ideally homogeneous. Meanwhile, recent advances in the development of particle-containing glasses (PCG), defined in this paper as glass-ceramics, glasses doped with metallic nanoparticles, and phase-separated glasses show that these {"}imperfect{"} glasses can result in better optical materials if particles of desired chemistry, size, and shape are present in the glass. It has been shown that PCGs can be used for the fabrication of nanostructured fibers-a novel class of media for fiber optics. These unique optical fibers are able to outperform their traditional glass counterparts in terms of available emission spectral range, quantum effciency, non-linear properties, fabricated sensors sensitivity, and other parameters. Being rather special, nanostructured fibers require new, unconventional solutions on the materials used, fabrication, and characterization techniques, limiting the use of these novel materials. This work overviews practical aspects and progress in the fabrication and characterization methods of the particle-containing glasses with particular attention to nanostructured fibers made of these materials. A review of the recent achievements shows that current technologies allow producing high-optical quality PCG-fibers of different types, and the unique optical properties of these nanostructured fibers make them prospective for applications in lasers, optical communications, medicine, lighting, and other areas of science and industry.",
keywords = "Fabrication, Glass, Glass-ceramics, Metallic nanoparticles, Optical fibers, Optical properties, Phase-separation",
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year = "2019",
doi = "10.3390/fib7120105",
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journal = "Fibers",
issn = "2079-6439",
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T1 - Nano-structured optical fibers made of glass-ceramics, and phase separated and metallic particle-containing glasses

AU - Veber, Alexander

AU - Lu, Zhuorui

AU - Vermillac, Manuel

AU - Pigeonneau, Franck

AU - Blanc, Wilfried

AU - Petit, Laeticia

PY - 2019

Y1 - 2019

N2 - For years, scientists have been looking for different techniques to make glasses perfect: fully amorphous and ideally homogeneous. Meanwhile, recent advances in the development of particle-containing glasses (PCG), defined in this paper as glass-ceramics, glasses doped with metallic nanoparticles, and phase-separated glasses show that these "imperfect" glasses can result in better optical materials if particles of desired chemistry, size, and shape are present in the glass. It has been shown that PCGs can be used for the fabrication of nanostructured fibers-a novel class of media for fiber optics. These unique optical fibers are able to outperform their traditional glass counterparts in terms of available emission spectral range, quantum effciency, non-linear properties, fabricated sensors sensitivity, and other parameters. Being rather special, nanostructured fibers require new, unconventional solutions on the materials used, fabrication, and characterization techniques, limiting the use of these novel materials. This work overviews practical aspects and progress in the fabrication and characterization methods of the particle-containing glasses with particular attention to nanostructured fibers made of these materials. A review of the recent achievements shows that current technologies allow producing high-optical quality PCG-fibers of different types, and the unique optical properties of these nanostructured fibers make them prospective for applications in lasers, optical communications, medicine, lighting, and other areas of science and industry.

AB - For years, scientists have been looking for different techniques to make glasses perfect: fully amorphous and ideally homogeneous. Meanwhile, recent advances in the development of particle-containing glasses (PCG), defined in this paper as glass-ceramics, glasses doped with metallic nanoparticles, and phase-separated glasses show that these "imperfect" glasses can result in better optical materials if particles of desired chemistry, size, and shape are present in the glass. It has been shown that PCGs can be used for the fabrication of nanostructured fibers-a novel class of media for fiber optics. These unique optical fibers are able to outperform their traditional glass counterparts in terms of available emission spectral range, quantum effciency, non-linear properties, fabricated sensors sensitivity, and other parameters. Being rather special, nanostructured fibers require new, unconventional solutions on the materials used, fabrication, and characterization techniques, limiting the use of these novel materials. This work overviews practical aspects and progress in the fabrication and characterization methods of the particle-containing glasses with particular attention to nanostructured fibers made of these materials. A review of the recent achievements shows that current technologies allow producing high-optical quality PCG-fibers of different types, and the unique optical properties of these nanostructured fibers make them prospective for applications in lasers, optical communications, medicine, lighting, and other areas of science and industry.

KW - Fabrication

KW - Glass

KW - Glass-ceramics

KW - Metallic nanoparticles

KW - Optical fibers

KW - Optical properties

KW - Phase-separation

U2 - 10.3390/fib7120105

DO - 10.3390/fib7120105

M3 - Review Article

VL - 7

JO - Fibers

JF - Fibers

SN - 2079-6439

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