Conference Paper

The optical properties of chalcogenide glasses: From measurement to electromagnetic simulation tools

Univ. of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
DOI: 10.1109/ICTON.2010.5549181 Conference: Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), 2010 12th International Conference on
Source: IEEE Xplore

ABSTRACT Chalcogenide glasses are promising candidate materials for a wide range of photonics applications. The design and realisation of optical components based on these materials requires detailed information on their optical properties, frequently over a range of wavelengths. In this paper we review experimental refractive index data for three chalcogenide glass compositions, and discuss how various numerical fits to the data prove useful within electromagnetic simulation tools.

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