We report on numerical and experimental results showing the influence of cups curvature of hypocycloid-core Kagome HC-PCF on the confinement loss. Fabricated fibers with circular cups demonstrate record loss-level of 40 dB/km at 1064 nm.
© 2013 OSA
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers
B. DEBORD, M. Alharbi, T. Bradley, C. Fourcade-Dutin, Y. Wang, L. Vincetti, F. Gérôme, and F. Benabid, "Cups curvature effect on confinement loss in hypocycloid-core Kagome HC-PCF," in CLEO: 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper CTu2K.4.
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