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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2007
  • pp: 1023–1025

Low-loss all-solid photonic bandgap fiber

Guobin Ren, Ping Shum, Liren Zhang, Xia Yu, Weijun Tong, and Jie Luo  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 9, pp. 1023-1025 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.001023


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Abstract

We report the fabrication and characterization of a new type all-solid photonic bandgap fiber. By introducing an index depressed layer around the high-index rod in the unit cell of photonic crystal cladding, transmission loss as low as 2 dB km within the first bandgap is realized for the all-solid photonic bandgap fiber with a bandwidth of over 700 nm . The bend loss experiment shows that the photonic bandgap fiber is much less bend sensitive than single-mode fiber.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: December 5, 2006
Revised Manuscript: January 12, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: January 26, 2007
Published: April 3, 2007

Citation
Guobin Ren, Ping Shum, Liren Zhang, Xia Yu, Weijun Tong, and Jie Luo, "Low-loss all-solid photonic bandgap fiber," Opt. Lett. 32, 1023-1025 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-9-1023

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