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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 11 — May. 23, 2011
  • pp: 10595–10603

Investigation on multi-core fibers with large Aeff and low micro bending loss

Katsunori Imamura, Yukihiro Tsuchida, Kazunori Mukasa, Ryuichi Sugizaki, Kunimasa Saitoh, and Masanori Koshiba  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 11, pp. 10595-10603 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.010595


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Abstract

To realize large effective area (Aeff) multi-core fibers (MCFs), the design to suppress the cross-talk and the influence of the cladding diameter on the micro bending loss were investigated. As a result, the MCFs with large Aeff over 100 μm2 and low micro bending loss were successfully fabricated. The results indicate the importance of fiber design to realize large Aeff MCFs including fiber diameters, which largely affect the micro bending loss property. Additionally, MCF with large Aeff, low attenuation loss and suppressed cross-talk was successfully realized by optimizing the fiber design. The cross-talk properties could be estimated by the simulation based on the coupling power theory taking the influences of the longitudinal fluctuation of core diameter into account.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: April 1, 2011
Revised Manuscript: May 8, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 9, 2011
Published: May 13, 2011

Citation
Katsunori Imamura, Yukihiro Tsuchida, Kazunori Mukasa, Ryuichi Sugizaki, Kunimasa Saitoh, and Masanori Koshiba, "Investigation on multi-core fibers with large Aeff and low micro bending loss," Opt. Express 19, 10595-10603 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-11-10595


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