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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 5 — Feb. 28, 2011
  • pp: 4042–4046

Large-mode-area multicore fibers in the single-moded regime

John M. Fini  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 5, pp. 4042-4046 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.004042


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Abstract

The effectively single-mode regime is analyzed for a class of large mode area multicore fibers. The performance tradeoff between bend loss, single-modedness, and mode area for these fibers is shown to be at best equivalent to step-index fiber.

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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: January 10, 2011
Revised Manuscript: February 2, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 2, 2011
Published: February 15, 2011

Citation
John M. Fini, "Large-mode-area multicore fibers in the single-moded regime," Opt. Express 19, 4042-4046 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-5-4042


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