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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 18 — Sep. 1, 2008
  • pp: 13651–13656

Single-mode tellurite glass holey fiber with extremely large mode area for infrared nonlinear applications

Xian Feng, Wei H. Loh, Joanne C. Flanagan, Angela Camerlingo, Sonali Dasgupta, Periklis Petropoulos, Peter Horak, Ken E. Frampton, Nicholas M. White, Jonathan H.V. Price, Harvey N. Rutt, and David J. Richardson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 18, pp. 13651-13656 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.013651


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Abstract

We report the fabrication of a large mode area tellurite holey fiber from an extruded preform, with a mode area of 3000µm2. Robust single-mode guidance at 1.55µm was confirmed by both optical measurement and numerical simulation. The propagation loss was measured as 2.9dB/m at 1.55µm. A broad and flat supercontinuum from 0.9 to 2.5µm with 6mW output was obtained with a 9cm length of this fiber.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystal Fibers

History
Original Manuscript: July 3, 2008
Revised Manuscript: August 8, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 8, 2008
Published: August 20, 2008

Citation
Xian Feng, Wei H. Loh, Joanne C. Flanagan, Angela Camerlingo, Sonali Dasgupta, Periklis Petropoulos, Peter Horak, Ken E. Frampton, Nicholas M. White, Jonathan H. Price, Harvey N. Rutt, and David J. Richardson, "Single-mode tellurite glass holey fiber with extremely large mode area for infrared nonlinear applications," Opt. Express 16, 13651-13656 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-18-13651


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