First Demonstration of Photonic Bandgap Guidance in Hollow-core Photonic Bandgap Fibres with Square Lattice Cladding

Konferenz: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication - Post Deadline Papers
20.09.2009 - 24.09.2009 in Vienna, Austria

Tagungsband: ECOC 2009

Seiten: 2Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Thomas, Brian K.; Suzuki, Shigeru; Fu, Libin; Dong, Liang (IMRA America Inc., 1044 Woodridge Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA)

Square lattice with much higher node-to-strut ratio is promising for significantly extending bandgaps in hollow-core fibres. First such fibres are achieved here. Minimum loss of 67dB/km is demonstrated along with potential for much extended bandgaps.