We report on hollow-core Kagome fiber with a record loss of 70dB/km and operating at ~800nm. We show experimentally that the bending-loss is limited by coupling between the guiding core mode and the modes in the cladding holes.
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(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(020.1335) Atomic and molecular physics : Atom optics
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers
T. D. Bradley, M. Alharbi, Y. Wang, C. F. Dutin, and F. Benabid, "Optical properties of low loss (70dB/km) Kagome hollow core photonic crystal fiber for Rb and Cs based optical applications," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CM3N.1.
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