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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 6 — Mar. 17, 2008
  • pp: 4337–4346

Robustly single mode hollow core photonic bandgap fiber

M. N. Petrovich, F. Poletti, A. van Brakel, and D. J. Richardson  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 6, pp. 4337-4346 (2008)

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We report the fabrication of a novel type of hollow core photonic bandgap fiber (PBGF) with a small core formed by 3 omitted unit cells in a triangular array of holes. The transmission properties of fibers designed for operation at 1500nm wavelength are investigated both experimentally and through extensive modeling. The novel PBGF structure provides robust single mode guidance and is of particular interest for device applications which require low index bandgap guidance and short device lengths.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

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

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystal Fibers

Original Manuscript: January 22, 2008
Revised Manuscript: March 10, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 10, 2008
Published: March 14, 2008

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M. N. Petrovich, F. Poletti, A. van Brakel, and D. J. Richardson, "Robustly single mode hollow core photonic bandgap fiber," Opt. Express 16, 4337-4346 (2008)

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