Semiconductor Fiber Light Amplifier

John L. Stacy (Inventor), Mark F. Krol (Inventor), Philipp Kornreich (Inventor), Raymond K. Boncek (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

A glass fiber suitable for use in a light amplifier or laser application which includes an inner cylindrical glass core with a substantially uniform layer of a direct band gap semiconductor material surrounding said core, and a substantially uniform layer of an outer glass cladding surrounding said semiconductor layer. The preform from which the fiber is made is also disclosed.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Patent number5,838,868
StatePublished - Nov 17 1998

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