We measured the dependence on temperature of the phase of the fundamental mode of air-core photonic-bandgap fibers. The expected weaker dependence (factor of 3.6-5.2) compared to conventional fibers is quantitatively well explained by a simple model.
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V. Dangui, H. K. Kim, M. J. f. Digonnet, and G. S. Kino, " Theoretical and Experimental Study of the Fundamental Mode Propagation Phase Temperature Sensitivity in Air-Core Photonic-Bandgap Fibers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper OTuI4.
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