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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(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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