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- Angle cleaving optical fibers using a CO2 laser
- Paviolo, Chiara; Jayawardhana, Sasani; Wade, Scott A.; Stoddart, Paul R.
- A CO2 laser at λ = 9.3 μm was used to cleave optical fibers at a given angle. The defects that might occur during the process are explained and resolved. The good surface quality obtained on the cleaved surface is demonstrated by SEM and AFM images.
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- Conference paper
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- Swinburne University of Technology. Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Sciences
- Proceedings of the 19th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, incorporating the 35th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 05-09 December 2010
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- Ablation; AFM; Angle cleaving; Atomic force microscope; CO2; Fiber cleave; Laser machining; Optical fibers; Scanning electron microscope; SEM
- 9780977565764, 0977565769
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- This paper was also published in conference proceedings by ACOFTAOS. See http://hdl.handle.net/1959.3/189244
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