Sub-micron strands of Ge3As52S45glass are incorporated into hollow channels in silica-air fibers. Band gap guidance is observed in a completely filled PCF. Coupling is observed between conventional fiber core and an adjacent chalcogenide strand.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.2285) Optical devices : Fiber devices and optical amplifiers
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers
M. A. Schmidt, N. Granzow, L. Wondraczek, and P. S. Russell, "Optical Properties of Chalcogenide-Filled Silica-Air PCF," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper AThD3.
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