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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 10 — May. 7, 2012
  • pp: 11153–11158

Low loss silica hollow core fibers for 3–4 μm spectral region

Fei Yu, William J. Wadsworth, and Jonathan C. Knight  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 10, pp. 11153-11158 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.011153


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Abstract

We describe a silica hollow-core fiber for mid-infrared transmission with a minimum attenuation of 34 dB/km at 3050 nm wavelength. The design is based on the use of a negative curvature core wall. Similar fiber designed for longer wavelengths has a transmission band extending beyond 4 µm.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2390) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics, infrared
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: March 19, 2012
Revised Manuscript: April 20, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: April 23, 2012
Published: April 30, 2012

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May 25, 2012 Spotlight on Optics

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Fei Yu, William J. Wadsworth, and Jonathan C. Knight, "Low loss silica hollow core fibers for 3–4 μm spectral region," Opt. Express 20, 11153-11158 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-10-11153


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