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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 18 — Sep. 1, 2008
  • pp: 13545–13551

Design of a trenched bend insensitive single mode optical fiber using spot size definitions

Pramod R. Watekar, Seongmin Ju, Young Sik Yoon, Yeong Seop Lee, and Won-Taek Han  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 18, pp. 13545-13551 (2008)

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We have designed a bend insensitive single mode optical fiber with a low-index trench using spot-size definitions and their optimization technique. The bending loss at a 5 mm of bending radius was negligible, while single mode properties were intact.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: June 6, 2008
Revised Manuscript: August 3, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 5, 2008
Published: August 19, 2008

Pramod R. Watekar, Seongmin Ju, Young Sik Yoon, Yeong Seop Lee, and Won-Taek Han, "Design of a trenched bend insensitive single mode optical fiber using spot size definitions," Opt. Express 16, 13545-13551 (2008)

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