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Journal of Lightwave Technology

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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2004
  • pp: 7–

Ultralow Loss and Long Length Photonic Crystal Fiber

Katsusuke Tajima, Jian Zhou, Kazuhide Nakajima, and Kiminori Sato

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 7- (2004)


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Abstract

We have succeeded in fabricating a low-loss and long length photonic crystal fiber (PCF) by improvement of fabrication process. The fiber is 10 km long and has a lowest loss of 0.37 dB/km at 1550 nm ever reported. We also succeeded in reducing the OH absorption loss to 3 dB/km. This is almost the half of the value ever reported. Using the low-loss PCF, we performed the first DWDM transmission experiment. DWDM signal of 8 × 10 Gbit/s is successfully transmitted through the PCF.

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Katsusuke Tajima, Jian Zhou, Kazuhide Nakajima, and Kiminori Sato, "Ultralow Loss and Long Length Photonic Crystal Fiber," J. Lightwave Technol. 22, 7- (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jlt/abstract.cfm?URI=jlt-22-1-7

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