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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 18 — Sep. 9, 2013
  • pp: 21466–21471

Spectral attenuation limits of silica hollow core negative curvature fiber

Fei Yu and Jonathan C. Knight  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 18, pp. 21466-21471 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.021466


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Abstract

In this paper we discuss the limits of attenuation of silica hollow core negative curvature fibers in the wavelength range from 800 nm up to 4.5 µm. Both numerical and experimental results are presented and show good agreement. A minimum attenuation of 24.4 dB/km was measured at around 2400 nm wavelength, while 85dB/km was measured at 4000 nm.

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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: June 24, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 26, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 1, 2013
Published: September 5, 2013

Citation
Fei Yu and Jonathan C. Knight, "Spectral attenuation limits of silica hollow core negative curvature fiber," Opt. Express 21, 21466-21471 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-18-21466


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