We demonstrate the operation of a small core, connectorized bismuth-oxide glass holey fiber. The splicing losses achieved were improved relative to butt-coupling by 0.9 dB.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.2290) Materials : Fiber materials
P. Petropoulos, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, T. Kogure, K. Furusawa, V. Finazzi, T. M. Monro, and D. J. Richardson, "A spliced and connectorized highly nonlinear and anomalously dispersive bismuth-oxide glass holey fiber," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CTuD3.
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