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Programable silicon photonics with phase change chalcogenides

The ChAMP program has been investigating the use of phase change materials in integrated silicon photonics to build reconfigurable optical routers. The concept is to use a pixelated pattern of phase change chalcogenide material on top of a multimode interference … Continue reading

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Extruding chalcogenide glass for optical fibre

ChAMP has demonstrated for the first time fabrication of a core-clad GLS-Se glass-based optical fibre using extrusion. For initial demonstration two glass compositions similar in thermal and mechanical characteristics were chosen, with only a 5wt% difference of Ga2Se3 between core … Continue reading

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More on Chalcogenide glass development at Laser World of Photonics

Visit us at Stand 121 Hall B2 at LASER World of Photonics in Munich 24-27 June 2019 to learn more of the latest developments in Chalcogenide glass development including the latest moulded lens samples, progress in optical fibre development and … Continue reading

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Sellmeier Coefficients for GLS glass

In response to many requests from optical designers and using the latest visible to infrared index data for GLS glass we are pleased to release the full Sellmeier coefficients for GLS. Use of the following coefficient enables the refractive properties … Continue reading

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Plenty of interest in GLS chacogenide glass at DCS

ChAMP have been exhibiting all week at SPIE’s Defense and Commercial Sensing meeting in Baltimore with plenty of industry interest in the GLS family of glasses

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Structural modification of GaLaS glass for a new family of chalcogenides

Andrea Ravagli presents the latest on ChAMP chalcogenide glass development at SPIE Secuirty and Defence in Anaheim on April 11 2017. Including new CTE, Tg and hardness measurements for up to 60% Ga2Se2 glass and the impact of Indium and Tellurium … Continue reading

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