Ultra-broadband acousto-optic coupling is realized by using hole-assisted fiber with flattened beat length characteristics. The coupling bandwidth reaches 120 nm, and can be controlled by designing the air hole structure.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1040) Optical devices : Acousto-optical devices
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers
T. Matsui, K. Nakajima, K. Shiraki, and T. Kurashima, "Ultra-Broadband Acousto-Optic Coupling in Hole-Assisted Fiber," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThR7.
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