The silica bridges impact on the hollow-core Bragg fiber guiding properties is investigated. Results demonstrate that silica nanosupports are responsible for the surface mode presence, which causes the peaks experimentally measured in the transmission spectrum.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
F. Poli, M. Foroni, D. Giovanelli, A. Cucinotta, S. Selleri, J. B. Jensen, J. Lægsgaard, A. Bjarklev, G. Vienne, C. Jakobsen, and J. Broeng, " Silica Bridge Impact on Hollow-Core Bragg Fiber Transmission Properties," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper OML8.
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