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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 7 — Apr. 3, 2006
  • pp: 3015–3023

Theoretical study and experimental fabrication of high negative dispersion photonic crystal fiber with large area mode field

Sigang Yang, Yejin Zhang, Xiaozhou Peng, Yang Lu, Shizhong Xie, Jinyan Li, Wei Chen, Zuowen Jiang, Jinggang Peng, and Haiqing Li  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 7, pp. 3015-3023 (2006)

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We present a systematic process of theoretical design and experimental fabrication of the large mode area and large negative dispersion photonic crystal fiber. An easily fabricated fiber structure is proposed. The influence of structure parameters deviations from the design on the chromatic dispersion are evaluated and a design rule is given. Finally our fabricated fiber and test results are demonstrated. The measured effective area of inner core mode is 40.7 μm2 which is the largest effective area of high negative dispersion photonic crystal fibers that have been experimentally fabricated. The measured peak dispersion is -666.2ps/(nm.km) and the bandwidth is 40nm.

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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

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystal Fibers

Original Manuscript: January 13, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: March 23, 2006
Published: April 3, 2006

Sigang Yang, Yejin Zhang, Xiaozhou Peng, Yang Lu, Shizhong Xie, Jinyan Li, Wei Chen, Zuowen Jiang, Jinggang Peng, and Haiqing Li, "Theoretical study and experimental fabrication of high negative dispersion photonic crystal fiber with large area mode field," Opt. Express 14, 3015-3023 (2006)

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