Microstructured polymer optical fiber was fabricated in which bubbles were randomly distributed in the cladding to both guide and scatter light. The effect of fabrication conditions on the fiber structure and properties is discussed.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.4000) Optical devices : Microstructure fabrication
R. M. Chaplin, G. E. Town, M. J. Withford, and D. Baer, "Fabrication Conditions for Randomly Microstructured Polymer Optical Fibers," in Integrated Photonics Research and Applications/Nanophotonics, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper NFC4.
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