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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 22 — Oct. 26, 2009
  • pp: 20155–20166

Near zero bending loss in a double-trenched bend insensitive optical fiber at 1550 nm

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


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 22, pp. 20155-20166 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.020155


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Abstract

We have developed a new single-mode optical fiber (SMF) which exhibits ultra low bend sensitivity over a wide communication band. The measured mean bending loss at 1550 nm was about 0.0095 dB for a loop of 10 mm diameter.

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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

History
Original Manuscript: June 26, 2009
Revised Manuscript: September 28, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: October 11, 2009
Published: October 21, 2009

Citation
Pramod R. Watekar, Seongmin Ju, and Won-Taek Han, "Near zero bending loss in a double-trenched bend insensitive optical fiber at 1550 nm," Opt. Express 17, 20155-20166 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-22-20155


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