An all-solid LMA Bragg fibre (mode area exceeding 1100µm2) is presented for mid-infrared applications, based on a new design strategy that induces large differential loss between fundamental and higher order modes for effective singlemode operation.
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(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2390) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics, infrared
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers
S. Ghosh, S. Dasgupta, F. Poletti, R. Varshney, B. P. Pal, and D. Richardson, "Soft Glass Based Large Mode Area Photonic Bandgap Fibre for Mid-Infrared Applications," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2011, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper OTuA3.
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