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Optics Express

  • 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)

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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

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

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)

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