Weak absorption and scattering in single-crystal sapphire from the visible to the near-infrared were measured. Mechanisms underlying related low loss phenomena are discussed. Optical loss contributions from growth methods and surface polishing are also considered.
© 2019 The Author(s)
You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.
Contact your librarian or system administrator
Login to access OSA Member Subscription