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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2007
  • pp: 1575–1577

Micromachining structured optical fibers using focused ion beam milling

Cicero Martelli, Paolo Olivero, John Canning, Nathaniel Groothoff, Brant Gibson, and Shane Huntington  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 11, pp. 1575-1577 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.001575


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Abstract

A focused ion beam is used to mill side holes in air–silica structured fibers. By way of example, side holes are introduced in two types of air-structured fiber, (1) a photonic crystal four-ring fiber and (2) a six-hole single-ring step-index structured fiber.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
(230.4000) Optical devices : Microstructure fabrication

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: February 1, 2007
Revised Manuscript: March 29, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: March 30, 2007
Published: May 18, 2007

Citation
Cicero Martelli, Paolo Olivero, John Canning, Nathaniel Groothoff, Brant Gibson, and Shane Huntington, "Micromachining structured optical fibers using focused ion beam milling," Opt. Lett. 32, 1575-1577 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-11-1575


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