Polymicro Technologies > Products and Technologies > Optical Fibers > HOLLOW SILICA Waveguide, IR Applications

By: Polymicro Technologies  11-11-2011

Characteristics

  • Wavelength Range 2.9 µm past 10.6µm
  • Strong and Flexible
  • Non-Toxic: Sterilizable*
  • Low Insertion Loss
  • No End Reflection
  • Transmission Optimized for CO2 or Er:YAG wavelengths

* The end manufacturer is responsible for bio-compatibility and sterilization testing and validation studies.


HSW Typical Spectral Attenuation*


Terminations Available

Poly-Lok:

  • Removable, reusable connectors, ideal for prototyping
  • SMA (905), SMA (906), STII, and FC (STII and FC not available for 1000µm bore)
  • Not for permanent installations

Permanent SMA (905), SMA (906), STII, and FC:

  • Waveguide protrudes 1 to 2 mm from connector endface

This product is licensed and manufactured under the following patents: US: 5,440,664; 5,567,471; 4,930,863; 5,497,440; and 5,605,716; Israel: 86296; 105956; and 111904; Europe: 0344478.


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