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CLEO: Science and Innovations
San Jose, California United States
June 9-14, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-55752-972-5
What's (really) New in Fibers? (CTu2K)

Cladding effect on confinement and bend losses in hypocycloid-core Kagome HC-PCF

Meshaal Alharbi, Thomas Bradley, Benoît Debord, Coralie Fourcade-Dutin, Debashri Ghosh, Luca Vincetti, Frédéric Gérôme, and Fetah Benabid  »View Author Affiliations


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We report on numerical and experimental results on the influence of cladding ring number in hypocycloid-core Kagome HC-PCF. The number of rings has moderate effect on confinement loss whereas strong reduction in bend loss is demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(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

M. Alharbi, T. Bradley, B. Debord, C. Fourcade-Dutin, D. Ghosh, L. Vincetti, F. Gérôme, and F. Benabid, "Cladding effect on confinement and bend losses in hypocycloid-core Kagome HC-PCF," in CLEO: 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper CTu2K.7.

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