Photonic band-gap guidance is demonstrated in an all-solid microstructured optical fibre consisting of a silver-metaphosphate cladding structure embedded in silica. Tuning of that all-solid fibre transmission spectrum was achieved by UV laser irradiation.
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(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers
(160.5335) Materials : Photosensitive materials
G. Zito, I. Konidakis, and S. Pissadakis, "All-Glass AgPO3/Silica Photonic Band-Gap Fibre," in Advanced Photonics Congress, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper SM3E.6.
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