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Doped silica glass can be manufactured by reacting gaseous vapors of silica-forming compounds and dopant-forming compounds. Increased fluorine dopant can be provided with less fluorine dopant-forming compound, when the fluorine dopant-forming compound is hexafluoroethane (C.sub.2 F.sub.6).

Title
Method of manufacturing fluorine-doped optical fibers
Application Number
6/443006
Publication Number
4468413
Application Date
November 19, 1982
Publication Date
August 28, 1984
Inventor
Peter K Bachmann
Aachen
DE
Agent
Marc D Schechter
Assignee
U S Philips Corporation
NY, US
IPC
C23C 11/00
B05D 3/06
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