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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 11 — May. 25, 2009
  • pp: 9006–9012

Accurate measurement of the dispersion of hollow-core fibers using a scalable technique

Matthew G. Welch, Charles E. de Nobriga, Rodrigo Amezcua Correa, William J. Wadsworth, and Jonathan C. Knight  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 11, pp. 9006-9012 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.009006


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Abstract

A scalable and accurate technique for measuring the group index and dispersion of optical fibers is used to provide the first accurate measurements of dispersion slope in hollow-core photonic band-gap fibers. We present data showing group index, group-velocity dispersion and dispersion slope in hollow-core fibers guiding at both 800 nm and 1064 nm wavelength.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: March 30, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 30, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 4, 2009
Published: May 14, 2009

Citation
Matthew G. Welch, Charles E. de Nobriga, Rodrigo Amezcua Correa, William J. Wadsworth, and Jonathan C. Knight, "Accurate measurement of the dispersion of hollow-core fibers using a scalable technique," Opt. Express 17, 9006-9012 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-11-9006


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