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Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Long Beach, California United States
May 21, 2006
ISBN: 1-55752-813-6
Novel Microstructured Fiber Designs (CMM)

Bend Loss in All-Solid Photonic Band-Gap Fibers

Feng Luan, Tim A. Birks, Jonathan C. Knight, Greg J. Pearce, and David M. Bird

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We study bend-loss in solid photonic bandgap fibers, which is fundamentally different to that in conventional fibers. Our results show that the symmetry of the specific cladding modes has a profound effect on the bend-loss.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties

F. Luan, T. A. Birks, J. C. Knight, G. J. Pearce, and D. M. Bird, "Bend Loss in All-Solid Photonic Band-Gap Fibers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CMM6.

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