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High-alumina optical fibers get around Brillouin scattering limitations

By Eileen De Guire / August 20, 2012

A sapphire-derived optical fiber transmitting light. Credit: Dragic; UIUC. If Michael Phelps or Ryan Lochte could reduce the drag of their bodies against the water in the pool by an order of magnitude, they would, right? What if they could reduce drag by two orders of magnitude? That would get some attention, for sure. Their…

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