A record low loss (3.5dB/km) for a wide operating bandwidth HC-PBGF is reported. Detailed time-of-flight measurements are also presented, enabling first measurements of latency and differential group delay between mode groups in HC-PBGF.
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(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers
N. V. Wheeler, M. N. Petrovich, R. Slavik, N. K. Baddela, E. R. Numkam Fokoua, J. R. Hayes, D. Gray, F. Poletti, and D. Richardson, "Wide-bandwidth, low-loss, 19-cell hollow core photonic band gap fiber and its potential for low latency data transmission," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper PDP5A.2.
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