An optical fiber system composed of a multi-mode photonic crystal fiber(PCF) and two single-mode PCFs for low bending loss, large mode area and single-mode operation is proposed. Numerical simulation indicates that the system can effectively suppress the transmission of higher order modes.
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(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
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Y. Zhang, M. Chen, X. Fang, H. Liang, and Y. Zhang, "Selected excitation for single-mode operation in large-mode-area optical fibers," in International Photonics and Optoelectronics Meetings, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper IF4A.27.