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Meeting Materials Science & Technology 2015
Symposium Ceramic Optical Materials
Presentation Title Processes and Characterizations of Ceramic Optical Fibers
Author(s) Hyun Jun Kim, Nicholas G. Usechak, Randall G. Corns, Geoff E. Fair, HeeDong Lee, Santeri A. Potticary, Matthew J. O'Malley, Randall S. Hay
On-Site Speaker (Planned) Hyun Jun Kim
Abstract Scope Fiber laser gain media are compact, vibration-resistant, and require less cooling. Since Ikesue’s demonstration of a laser using polycrystalline YAG (Yttrium Aluminum Garnet), polycrystalline transparent ceramics have attracted attention because their production cost and technical limitations can be less restrictive than those for single crystals. Polycrystalline YAG fiber fabrication processes and characterization methods are presented and discussed. Various processes for fiber cladding necessary for light guiding in the fiber core and clad pumping are also presented. Processing-microstructure-property relationships of the polycrystalline ceramic fibers will be discussed.
Proceedings Inclusion? Planned: MS&T all conference proceedings CD

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Cladded Single Crystal Fibers
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Effects of Varied Heat Treatments on Precipitation of Alumina in Astoichiometric Magnesium Aluminate Spinel
Fabrication of Transparent Magnesium Aluminate Spinel Ceramics using Two Kinds of Spinel Powder with Different Particle Sizes
Fundamental Study in the Processing of Transparent Ceramics
Highly Transparent Polycrystalline YAG Ceramics for Optical Applications
Laser Oscillation of Lu-based Oxide Ceramics by Spark Plasma Sintering
Low Absorption Spinel Windows for High Energy Lasers
NMR Spectroscopy of Paramagnetic Doped Ceramics to Determine Site Occupancy and Distribution
Novel Glass and Glass Ceramic Scintillators for Gamma-ray and Neutron Detection
Polycrystalline Transparent Yttrium Aluminum Garnet for Optical Applications
Praseodymium-doped SiAlON Red Phosphors Prepared by Polymer-derived Method
Processes and Characterizations of Ceramic Optical Fibers
Spark Plasma Sintering of Transparent Ceramics and Unusual Grain Growth
Synthesis and Processing of Transparent Ceramic Scintillators for Nuclear Radiation Detection
The Role of Scattering and Absorption on the Optical Properties of Birefringent Polycrystalline Ceramics: Modeling and Experiments
Transparent Ceramic Scintillators
Transparent Magnesium Aluminate Spinel Prepared via Microfluidization and Aqueous Slip-casting
Transparent Spinel by Microwave Sintering

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