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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 16 — Aug. 12, 2013
  • pp: 18927–18936

Inner cladding microstructuration based on symmetry reduction for improvement of singlemode robustness in VLMA fiber

Romain Dauliat, Dmitry Gaponov, Aurélien Benoit, François Salin, Kay Schuster, Raphaël Jamier, and Philippe Roy  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 16, pp. 18927-18936 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.018927


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Abstract

Very large mode area, active optical fibers with a low high order mode content in the actively doped core region were designed by removing the inner cladding symmetry. The relevance of the numerical approach is demonstrated here by the investigation of a standard air-silica Large Pitch Fiber, used as a reference. A detailed study of all-solid structures is also performed. Finally, we propose new kinds of geometry for 50 μm core, all-solid microstructured fibers enabling a robust singlemode laser emission from 400 nm to 2200 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: May 31, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 20, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 22, 2013
Published: August 1, 2013

Citation
Romain Dauliat, Dmitry Gaponov, Aurélien Benoit, François Salin, Kay Schuster, Raphaël Jamier, and Philippe Roy, "Inner cladding microstructuration based on symmetry reduction for improvement of singlemode robustness in VLMA fiber," Opt. Express 21, 18927-18936 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-16-18927


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