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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 26 — Dec. 21, 2009
  • pp: 23468–23473

7-cell core hollow-core photonic crystal fibers with low loss in the spectral region around 2 μm

J. K. Lyngsø, B. J. Mangan, C. Jakobsen, and P. J. Roberts  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 26, pp. 23468-23473 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.023468


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Abstract

Several 7 cell core hollow-core photonic crystal fibers with bandgaps in the spectral range of 1.4 μm to 2.3 μm have been fabricated. The transmission loss follows the ≈ λ−3 dependency previously reported, with a minimum measured loss of 9.5 dB/km at 1.99 μm. One fiber with a transmission loss of 26 dB/km at 2.3 μm is reported, which is significantly lower than the transmission loss of solid silica fibers at this wavelength.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2390) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics, infrared
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystal Fibers

History
Original Manuscript: November 16, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: November 30, 2009
Published: December 7, 2009

Citation
J. K. Lyngsø, B. J. Mangan, C. Jakobsen, and P. J. Roberts, "7-cell core hollow-core photonic crystal fibers with low loss in the spectral region around 2 μm," Opt. Express 17, 23468-23473 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-26-23468


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