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Optical Fiber Communication Conference
Los Angeles, California United States
March 6-10, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-55752-906-0
POF Waveguides and Specialty Fibers (OWS)

Low loss microstructured Polymer Optical Fibre (mPOF)

Maryanne C. Large, Richard Lwin, Alexander Argyros, and Sergio G. Leon-Saval  »View Author Affiliations


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Using a high tension draw we produced a fibre with a loss of 0.16 dB/m at 650nm, making mPOF competitive for the first time with conventional POF. Annealing increases thermal stability.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers

M. C. Large, R. Lwin, A. Argyros, and S. G. Leon-Saval, "Low loss microstructured Polymer Optical Fibre (mPOF)," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2011, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper OWS6.

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