This paper reviews recent progress in understanding the transmission properties of microfiber and nanofiber waveguides and tapers. Prospects for optical microfiber devices are also discussed.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
M. Sumetsky, " Microfiber Photonics," 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 OMQ6.
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