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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 9, Iss. 13 — Dec. 17, 2001
  • pp: 676–680

Optical properties of a low-loss polarization-maintaining photonic crystal fiber

Kazunori Suzuki, Hirokazu Kubota, Satoki Kawanishi, Masatoshi Tanaka, and Moriyuki Fujita  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 9, Issue 13, pp. 676-680 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.9.000676


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Abstract

A low-loss and highly birefringent polarization maintaining photonic crystal fiber has been fabricated. The fiber loss and modal birefringence at 1550 nm were 1.3 dB/km and 1.4×10-3, respectively.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(060.2420) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, polarization-maintaining

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Photonic crystal fiber

History
Original Manuscript: November 26, 2001
Published: December 17, 2001

Citation
Kazunori Suzuki, Hirokazu Kubota, Satoki Kawanishi, Masatoshi Tanaka, and Moriyuki Fujita, "Optical properties of a low-loss polarization-maintaining photonic crystal fiber," Opt. Express 9, 676-680 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-9-13-676


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