An air-core, 252 holes cladding, 51% air-occupied fraction PMMA-based MPOF as successfully fabricated by drawing an extruded 253 holes preform. With the extrusion technique, air-core MPOF preform could be produced on a large scale.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
L. Kang, L. Wang, X. Yang, and J. Wang, "Mass-Fabrication of Air-Core Microstructured Polymer Optical Fiber," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CTuMM4.
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