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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 12 — Jun. 8, 2009
  • pp: 10350–10363

Design and development of a trenched optical fiber with ultra-low bending loss

Pramod R. Watekar, Seongmin Ju, and Won-Taek Han  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 12, pp. 10350-10363 (2009)

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We have designed and experimentally demonstrated a single mode optical fiber with a very low bending loss of about 0.014 dB/loop at 1550 nm for a bending radius of 5 mm.

© 2009 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: March 18, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 31, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: June 2, 2009
Published: June 5, 2009

Pramod R. Watekar, Seongmin Ju, and Won-Taek Han, "Design and development of a trenched optical fiber with ultra-low bending loss," Opt. Express 17, 10350-10363 (2009)

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