OSA's Digital Library

Chinese Optics Letters

Chinese Optics Letters

| PUBLISHED MONTHLY BY CHINESE LASER PRESS AND DISTRIBUTED BY OSA

  • Vol. 8, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2010
  • pp: 14–17

Tunable and low bending loss of liquid-core fiber

Fenfen Dai, Yonghao Xu, and Xianfeng Chen  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 14-17 (2010)


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (820 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations
  • Export Citation/Save Click for help

Abstract

The liquid-core fiber with relatively high refractive index difference between the core and cladding is proven to be bending insensitive. The single mode condition and bending loss of the fiber with a mixture of toluene and chloroform as its core material are studied. The results show that the bending loss of this fiber is not only much smaller than the conventional silica single mode fiber but also can be tuned by the temperature and liquid mixture ratio. This kind of fiber may find its potential applications in all-optical network.

© 2010 Chinese Optics Letters

OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2290) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber materials
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

Citation
Fenfen Dai, Yonghao Xu, and Xianfeng Chen, "Tunable and low bending loss of liquid-core fiber," Chin. Opt. Lett. 8, 14-17 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-8-1-14


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. J. Kawataka, K. Hogari, H. Iwata, H. Hakozaki, M. Kanayama, H. Yamamoto, T. Aihara, and K. Sato, J. Lightwave Technol. 21, 789 (2003).
  2. C. Yeh and S. Chi, Opt. Express 13, 5494 (2005).
  3. J. Ye, J. Peng, R. Jones, K. Holman, J. Hall, D. Jones, S. Diddams, J. Kitching, S. Bize, J. Bergquist, L. Hollberg, L. Robertsson, and L. Ma, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 20, 1459(2003).
  4. M. Musha, F. Hong , K. Nakagawa, and K. Ueda, Opt. Express 16, 16459 (2008).
  5. D. Chiaroni, B. Lavigne, A. Jourdan, M. Sotom, L. Hamon, C. Chauzat, J. Jacquinot, A. Barroso, T. Zami, F. Dorgeuille, C. Janz, J. Emery, E. Grard, and M. Renaud, J. lightwave Technol. 16, 2255 (1998).
  6. D. Gallant, in Proceedings of NFOEC(OSA), NWC3 (2006).
  7. Z. Ma, C. Zhang, P. Ou, G. Luo, and Z. Zhang, Chin. Opt. Lett. 6, 261 (2008).
  8. A. Garg and R. Kaler, Chin. Opt. Lett. 6, 807 (2008).
  9. W. Tao, Q. Chang, and Y. Su, Chin. Opt. Lett. 7, 339 (2009).
  10. H. Yang, J. Sun, and Q. Du, Chinese. J. Lasers (in Chi-nese) 36, 1448 (2009).
  11. D. Payne and R. Davey, BT Technology Journal 20, 104 (2002).
  12. M. O'Mahony, S. Member, C. Politi, D. Klonidis, R. Ne-jabati, and D. Simeonidou, J. Lightwave Technol. 24, 4(2006).
  13. D. Bulla and J. Love, in Proceedings of ACOFT/AOS 2006, 78 (2006).
  14. J. Fini, Opt. Express 14, 69 (2006).
  15. H. Chiu, F. Hsiao, C. Chan, and C. Chen, Opt. Express 16, 15069 (2008).
  16. N. Healy and C. Hussey, Appl. Opt. 45, 4219 (2006).
  17. J. Van Erps, C. Debaes, T. Nasilowski, J. Watt'e, J. Wo-jcik, and H. Thienpont, Opt. Express 16, 5062 (2008).
  18. P. Watekar, S. Ju, Y. Yoon, Y. Lee, and W. Han, Opt.Express 16, 13545 (2008).
  19. K. Makino, T. Ishigure, and Y. Koike, J. Lightwave Tech-nol. 24, 2108 (2006).
  20. E. Ippen, Appl. Phys. Lett. 16, 303 (1970).
  21. D. Payne and W. Gambling, Electron. Lett. 27, 374(1972).
  22. Y. Xu, X. Chen, and Y. Zhu, Opt. Express 16, 9205(2008).
  23. O. Schueller, X. Zhao, G. Whitesides, S. Smith, and M.Prentiss, Adv. Mater. 11, 37 (1999).
  24. A. Samoc, J. Appl. Phys. 94, 6167 (2003).
  25. P. Klocek, Handbook of Infrared Optical Materials (Mar-cel Dekker, New York, 1991).
  26. H. El-Kashef, Opt. Mater. 20, 81 (2002).
  27. H. Sunk and S. Bastien, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.1, 142 (1989).
  28. Bell Laboratories, Crawford Hill Laboratory, Holmdel,New Jersey 07733, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 66, 216 (1976).
  29. J. Love, IEE J. Optoelectronics. 136, 225 (1989).

Cited By

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited