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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 16 — Aug. 9, 2004
  • pp: 3888–3893

Highly birefringent hollow-core photonic bandgap fiber

Xin Chen, Ming-Jun Li, Natesan Venkataraman, Michael T. Gallagher, William A. Wood, Alana M. Crowley, Joel P. Carberry, Luis A. Zenteno, and Karl W. Koch  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 16, pp. 3888-3893 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.12.003888


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Abstract

A hollow-core photonic band-gap fiber with very high group birefringence is fabricated and characterized. Two independent methods, wavelength scanning and direct measurement of differential group delay (DGD), are used to obtain the group beatlength and group birefringence. The fiber illustrates a very high group birefringence of 0.025 at 1550 nm. The wavelength dependence of the group beatlength and group birefringence are also analyzed.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: July 12, 2004
Revised Manuscript: July 30, 2004
Published: August 9, 2004

Citation
Xin Chen, Ming-Jun Li, Natesan Venkataraman, Michael Gallagher, William Wood, Alana Crowley, Joel Carberry, Luis Zenteno, and Karl Koch, "Highly birefringent hollow-core photonic bandgap fiber," Opt. Express 12, 3888-3893 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-16-3888


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