Chalcogenide IR-fiber cables

Main features:

  • High transmittance in 1.1 – 6.5 μm range
  • Low optical losses 0.2 – 0.3 dB/m at 2.5 – 4 μm and 4.5 – 5 μm
  • Core/Clad structure with core diameters span from 8 to 500 μm
  • Temperature range -50°C + 90°C

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art photonics offers FlexiRay® Fiber Cables for a Mid-Infrared spectral range 1.1 – 6.5 μm. Based on Chalcogenide Infra-Red (CIR-) fibers, FlexiRay® fiber cables are used in a wide range of applications including power delivery of QCL, spectroscopy, Flexible IR-imaging systems, etc. CIR- fiber cables are available with a variety of standard fiber diameters, SMA-905, FC/PC, FC/APC connectors, and several types of protective tubing. Manufacturing technologies of art photonics assure precise fiber position inside the connector ferrule and a perfect surface quality of the fiber end. Before shipping, each fiber cable passes through detailed Quality Control procedure.

Standard product specifications
Optical Fiber TypeChalcogenide Step Index Multimode
Wavelengths range1.1 – 6.5 µm
Fiber Core/Cladding Sizes (μm)see parameters of standard Chalcogenide fibers
Effective Numerical Aperture (NA)see parameters of standard Chalcogenide fibers
Minimum bending radius depending on protective sheathingPEEK tubing – 130mm
metal PVC coated tubing – 80mm
stainless steel tubing – 80mm
stainless steel silicone-coated tubing – 130mm
ConnectorsSMA-905; FC/PC or FC/APC
Temperature range-50°C to + 90°C
Parameters of standard Chalcogenide fibers
CodeTypeCore, µmCladding, µmProtective Jacket, µmNAMin. bending Radius, mm
CIR8/300Step Index Singlemode8 ± 1300 ± 15400 ± 200.25 ± 0.0260
CIR50/250Step Index Few-mode50 ± 3250 ± 10 410 ± 200.13 ± 0.0250
CIR250/300Step Index Multimode250 ± 10300 ± 15 400 ± 30 0.30 ± 0.0360
CIR340/400 Step Index Multimode340 ± 10400 ± 15510 ± 300.30 ± 0.0380
CIR500/550Step Index Multimode500 ± 10550 ± 15700 ± 300.30 ± 0.03100

 

  • Mid-IR spectroscopy
  • Flexible IR-Imaging systems
  • Flexible IR pyrometry
  • Power delivery for Quantum Cascade Lasers

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