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Optical Fiber Communication Conference
Los Angeles, California United States
March 4-8, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-938-1
Poster Session 1 (JW2A)

Analyzing a new mechanism of air holes to suppress micro-bending loss

Yukihiro Tsuchida, Kazunori Mukasa, and Ryuichi Sugizaki  »View Author Affiliations


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A new functionality of air holes, reduction of micro-bending loss, was analyzed and discussed. The optimum air-hole diameter arranged around the fiber edge to minimize micro-bending loss was also investigated.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers

Y. Tsuchida, K. Mukasa, and R. Sugizaki, "Analyzing a new mechanism of air holes to suppress micro-bending loss," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JW2A.19.

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