Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Selected Topics on Optical Fiber Technology

Edited by Moh Yasin

Airlangga University


Sulaiman Wadi Harun

University of Malaya

Hamzah Arof

University of Malaya, Malaysia

This book presents a comprehensive account of the recent advances and research in optical fiber technology. It covers a broad spectrum of topics in special areas of optical fiber technology. The book highlights the development of fiber lasers, optical fiber applications in medical, imaging, spectroscopy and measurement, new optical fibers and sensors. This is an essential reference for researchers working in optical fiber researches and for industrial users who need to be aware of current developments in fiber lasers, sensors and other optical fiber applications.

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Selected Topics on Optical Fiber TechnologyEdited by Moh Yasin

Published: February 22nd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2429

ISBN: 978-953-51-0091-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4353-6

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

74790 Total Chapter Downloads

52 Crossref Citations

144 Web of Science Citations

134 Dimensions Citations


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1. Rare-Earth Doped Optical Fibers

By Efraín Mejía-Beltrán


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2. Fabrication of Large Core Yb2O3 Doped Phase Separated Yttria-Alumino Silicate Nano-Particles Based Optical Fiber for Use as Fiber Laser

By M. C. Paul, A. V. Kir’yanov, S. Bysakh, S. Das, M. Pal, S. K. Bhadra, M. S. Yoo, A. J. Boyland and J. K. Sahu


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3. An Improved Method of Fabricating Rare Earth Doped Optical Fiber

By Ranjan Sen and Anirban Dhar


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4. Tailoring of the Local Environment of Active Ions in Rare-Earth- and Transition-Metal-Doped Optical Fibres, and Potential Applications

By Bernard Dussardier, Wilfried Blanc and Pavel Peterka


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5. Tunable Rare-Earth Doped Fiber Laser

By Arturo A. Castillo-Guzman and Romeo Selvas-Aguilar


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6. Design of High Performance and Low-Cost Single Longitudinal Mode Laser Module for DWDM Application

By Huei-Min Yang


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7. Generation of Few Cycle Femtosecond Pulses via Supercontinuum in a Gas-Filled Hollow-Core Fiber

By Walid Tawfik Mohamed, Jungkwuen An and Dong Eon Kim


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8. Evanescent-Wave Pumped and Gain Coupled Whispering-Gallery-Mode Fibre Laser

By Xiao-Yun Pu, Yuan-Xian Zhang and Li Feng


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9. Optical Fiber Near Infrared Spectroscopy for Skin Moisture Measurement

By Ahmad Fairuz Omar and Mohd Zubir MatJafri


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10. Live Cells as Optical Fibers in the Vertebrate Retina

By Andreas Reichenbach, Kristian Franze, Silke Agte, Stephan Junek, Antje Wurm, Jens Grosche, Alexej Savvinov, Jochen Guck and Serguei N. Skatchkov


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11. New Window on Optical Brain Imaging; Medical Development, Simulations and Applications

By Chemseddine Mansouri and Nasser H. Kashou


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12. Novel Conductive and Transparent Optical Fiber Probe for Multifunctional Scanning Tunneling Microscopy

By Guo Xinli and Fujita Daisuki


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13. Applications of Optical Fibers to Spectroscopy: Detection of High Explosives and Other Threat Chemicals

By Natalie Gaensbauer, Madeline Wrable-Rose, Gabriel Nieves-Colón, Migdalia Hidalgo-Santiago, Michael Ramírez, William Ortiz, Leonardo C. Pacheco-Londoño and Samuel P. Hernandez-Rivera


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14. Phase-Shifting Point Diffraction Interferometer Having Two Point Light Sources of Single-Mode Optical Fibers

By Oshikane Yasushi, Nakano Motohiro and Inoue Haruyuki


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15. “Crystalline” Plastic Optical Fiber with Excellent Heat-Resistant Property

By Atsuhiro Fujimori


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16. Design and Characterization of Single-Mode Microstructured Fibers with Improved Bend Performance

By Vladimir Demidov, Konstantin Dukel’skii and Victor Shevandin


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17. Fabrication and Applications of Microfiber

By K. S. Lim, S. W. Harun, H. Arof and H. Ahmad


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18. Influence of Current Pulse Shape on Directly Modulated Systems using Positive and Negative Dispersion Fibers

By Paloma R. Horche and Carmina del Río Campos


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19. Mechanical Properties of Optical Fibers

By Paulo Antunes, Fátima Domingues, Marco Granada and Paulo André


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20. Fiber Fuse Propagation Behavior

By Shin-ichi Todoroki


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21. Radiation Induced by Charged Particles in Optical Fibers

By Xavier Artru and Cédric Ray


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22. Non Linear Optic in Fiber Bragg Grating

By Toto Saktioto and Jalil Ali


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23. Optical Fibers and Optical Fiber Sensors Used in Radiation Monitoring

By Dan Sporea, Adelina Sporea, Sinead O’Keeffe, Denis McCarthy and Elfed Lewis


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24. Nanoparticles On A String – Fiber Probes as "Invisible" Positioners for Nanostructures

By Phillip Olk


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