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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 20 — Oct. 6, 2003
  • pp: 2641–2645

Tellurite photonic crystal fiber

V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar, A. K. George, J. C. Knight, and P. St. J. Russell  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 20, pp. 2641-2645 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.11.002641


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Abstract

We report the fabrication of a Tellurite photonic crystal fiber, and demonstrate its waveguiding properties. The measured minimum loss is 2.3 dB/m at a wavelength of 1055 nm. The fiber supports several modes, but in practice just the fundamental mode can be used. We have observed strong stimulated Raman scattering in a fiber with an effective area Aeff =21.2µm2, using sub-ns, ~1 µJ pump pulses at 1064 nm.

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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
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(160.2290) Materials : Fiber materials
(290.5910) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Raman

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History
Original Manuscript: August 26, 2003
Revised Manuscript: September 30, 2003
Published: October 6, 2003

Citation
V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar, A. George, J. Knight, and P. Russell, "Tellurite photonic crystal fiber," Opt. Express 11, 2641-2645 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-11-20-2641


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