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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 15 — Jul. 26, 2004
  • pp: 3465–3470

Intermodal interference in a photonic crystal fibre

D. Káčik, I. Turek, I. Martinček, J. Canning, N.A. Issa, and K. Lyytikäinen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 15, pp. 3465-3470 (2004)

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Intermodal interference in photonic crystal fibres, single mode over long lengths, is measured over a short length. Akin to conventional fibres, this poses a potential problem for practical device utilisation of photonic crystal fibres. We note that given the existing widespread fabrication capability of this fibre and indications that some commercial use in devices will come to fruition, the need for standardising measurement techniques, analogous to ITU standards for conventional fibre, specific to photonic crystal fibres will be required.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(350.3850) Other areas of optics : Materials processing

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: May 27, 2004
Revised Manuscript: July 9, 2004
Published: July 26, 2004

D. Ká�?ik, I. Turek, I. Martin�?ek, J. Canning, N. Issa, and K. Lyytikäinen, "Intermodal interference in a photonic crystal fibre," Opt. Express 12, 3465-3470 (2004)

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