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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 2 — Jan. 24, 2005
  • pp: 627–635

Optimization of dual-core and microstructure fiber geometries for dispersion compensation and large mode area

A. Huttunen and P. Törmä  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 627-635 (2005)

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We investigate dual concentric core and microstructure fiber geometries for dispersion compensation. Dispersion values as large as -59 000 ps/(nm km) are achieved, over a broad wavelength range with full width at half maximum exceeding 100 nm. The trade-off between large dispersion and mode area is studied. Geometries with an effective mode area of 30µm2 and dispersion -19 000 ps/(nm km) and 80µm2 with -1600 ps/(nm km) are proposed.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties

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Original Manuscript: December 2, 2004
Revised Manuscript: January 13, 2005
Published: January 24, 2005

Anu Huttunen and P. Törmä, "Optimization of dual-core and microstructure fiber geometries for dispersion compensation and large mode area," Opt. Express 13, 627-635 (2005)

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