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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 21 — Oct. 17, 2007
  • pp: 13531–13538

End-sealing short dispersion micromanaged tapered holey fibers by hole-collapsing

Parama Pal and Wayne H. Knox  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 21, pp. 13531-13538 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.013531


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Abstract

We have recently shown that fiber dispersion can be manipulated on a sub-millimeter scale, and discussed its importance in production of low-noise supercontinuum generation. In this paper, we report the fabrication of dispersion micromanaged (DMM) holey fibers that have been structurally modified to offer greater environmental stability and have reduced sensitivity towards alignment in input coupling. Our results show that end-sealed devices can be made while retaining key features of the dispersion micromanagement.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: August 27, 2007
Revised Manuscript: September 25, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 25, 2007
Published: October 1, 2007

Citation
Parama Pal and Wayne H. Knox, "End-sealing short dispersion micromanaged tapered holey fibers by hole-collapsing," Opt. Express 15, 13531-13538 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-21-13531


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