We demonstrate robust low-bend loss microstructured fiber photonic wires, which posses a transition from an embedded regime, insensitive to the surroundings, into an evanescent sensing regime, through controlled air-hole collapse.
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(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
E. C. Mägi, H. C. Nguyen, Y. K. Lizé, and B. J. Eggleton, "Air-hole Collapse and Mode Transitions in Microstructured Fiber Photonic Wires," 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 CMD3.
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