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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 9, Iss. 13 — Dec. 17, 2001
  • pp: 698–713

Microstructured optical fiber devices

B. J. Eggleton, C. Kerbage, P. S. Westbrook, R. S. Windeler, and A. Hale  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 9, Issue 13, pp. 698-713 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.9.000698


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Abstract

We present several applications of microstructured optical fibers and study their modal characteristics by using Bragg gratings inscribed into photosensitive core regions designed into the air-silica microstructure. The unique characteristics revealed in these studies enable a number of functionalities including tunability and enhanced nonlinearity that provide a platform for fiber device applications. We discuss experimental and numerical tools that allow characterization of the modes of the fibers.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Photonic crystal fiber

History
Original Manuscript: October 31, 2001
Published: December 17, 2001

Citation
Benjamin Eggleton, Charles Kerbage, Paul Westbrook, Robert Windeler, and Arturo Hale, "Microstructured optical fiber devices," Opt. Express 9, 698-713 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-9-13-698


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