We report on experimental measurements of fundamental mode cutoff in photonic crystal fiber (PCF) tapers. The results are compared with theory, with implications on the adiabaticity of PCF tapers.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
H. C. Nguyen, B. T. Kuhlmey, C. L. Smith, E. C. Mägi, and B. J. Eggleton, "Adiabatic Mode Transitions in Photonic Crystal Fiber Tapers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CMD2.
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