We report on an all-silica singlemode, ultra-broad-core bandgap fiber consisting of a depressed-index-core surrounded by cylindrical dielectric mirror. The mode area reaches 530 µm² at 0.866-µm-wavelength with propagation loss equal to 0.27 dB/m.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
R. Jamier, P. Viale, S. Fevrier, J. Blondy, S. Semjonov, M. Likhachev, M. Bubnov, E. Dianov, V. Khopin, M. Salganskii, and A. Guryanov, " Depressed-Index-Core Singlemode Bandgap Fiber with Very Large Effective Area," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OFC6.
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