Indium- and Zirconium Fluoride Glass Fibers

Note:

All fibers are available as fiber patch cables or fiber bundles.

Specifications of Single Mode Fluoride Glass Fibers

 Indium Fluoride Glass Fibers  Zirconium Fluoride Glass Fibers
Typical Background Loss < 15 dB/km < 10 dB/km
Fresnel Losses (Backwards Reflection) 4% per face (air) 4% per face (air)
Coating Material UV curable acrylate UV curable acrylate
Operating Temperature -180°C to 150°C -180°C to 150°C
Customization
  • Custom cut-off
  • Custom NA (0.18 – 0.32)
  • Custom core size (from 1 μm diameter)
  • Custom cut-off
  • Custom NA (0.06 – 0.35)
  • Custom core size (from 1 μm diameter)

Parameters of Single Mode Fluoride Glass Fibers

Product Code Core/Clad Diameter Numerical Aperature Cutoff Wavelength Operating Wavelength Short Term Bend Radius Long Term Bend Radius
Standard Single Mode                Indium Fluoride Glass Fibers IFG SM [2.95] 7.5/125 7.5/125 µm      0.30 2.95 µm 0.3-5.5 µm ≥  15mm ≥ 45mm
IFG SM [3.3] 8.5/125 8.5/125 µm      0.30 3.3 µm 0.3-5.5 µm ≥  15mm ≥ 45mm
IFG SM [3.7] 9.5/125 9.5/125 µm      0.30 3.7 µm 0.3-5.5 µm ≥  15mm ≥ 45mm
Standard Single Mode Zirconium Fluoride Glass Fibers ZFG SM [1.95] 6.5/125 6.5/125 µm      0.23 1.95 µm 0.3-3.90 µm ≥  15mm ≥ 45mm
ZFG SM [2.55] 8.5/125 8.5/125 µm      0.23 2.55 µm 0.3-4.5 µm ≥  15mm ≥ 45mm
ZFG SM [2.2] 7.5/150 7.5/150 µm      0.23 2.2 µm 0.3-4.0 µm ≥  15mm ≥ 45mm
ZFG SM [2.3] 14/250 14/250 µm      0.125 2.3 µm 0.3-4.1 µm ≥  25mm ≥ 75mm

 

Specifications of Multi Mode Fluoride Glass Fibers

 Indium Fluoride Glass Fibers  Zirconium Fluoride Glass Fibers
Operating Wavelength 0.3-5.5 μm 0.3-4.5 μm
Typical Optical Loss at 2.5 μm < 10 dB/km < 10 dB/km
Fresnel Losses (Backwards Reflection) 4% per face (air) 4% per face (air)
Coating Material UV curable acrylate UV curable acrylate
Operating Temperature -180°C to 150°C -180°C to 150°C
Customization
  • Custom NA (0.18 – 0.32)
  • Custom core/cladding size (up to 1mm core diameter)
  • Custom NA (0.12 – 0.30)
  • Custom core/cladding size (up to 1mm core diameter)

Parameters of Multi Mode Fluoride Glass Fibers

Product Code Core/Clad Diameter Numerical Aperature Short Term Bend Radius Long Term Bend Radius
Standard Multi Mode                                      Indium Fluoride Glass Fibers IFG MM (NA) 100/160 100/160 µm      0.20/0.30 ≥  15 mm ≥ 45 mm
IFG MM (NA) 200/260 200/260 µm      0.20/0.30 ≥  25 mm ≥ 75 mm
IFG MM (NA) 300/360 300/360 µm      0.20/0.30 ≥ 40 mm ≥ 100 mm
IFG MM (NA) 400/460 400/460 µm      0.20/0.30 ≥  55 mm ≥ 120 mm
IFG MM (NA) 600/680 600/680 µm      0.20/0.30 ≥  90 mm ≥ 150 mm
Standard Multi Mode                                      Zirconium Fluoride Glass Fibers ZFG MM [0.15] 90/150 90/150 µm      0.15 ≥  15 mm ≥ 45 mm
ZFG MM [0.20] 100/160 100/160 µm      0.20 ≥  15 mm ≥ 45 mm
ZFG MM [0.20] 200/260 200/260 µm      0.20 ≥  25 mm ≥ 75 mm
ZFG MM [0.20] 300/360 300/360 µm      0.20 ≥ 35 mm ≥ 100 mm
ZFG MM [0.20] 400/460 400/460 µm      0.20 ≥  45 mm ≥ 120 mm
ZFG MM [0.20] 600/680 600/680 µm      0.20 ≥  70 mm ≥ 150 mm