Bend-Insensitive and Effectively Single-Moded All-Solid Photonic Bandgap Fibers with Heterostructured Cladding
Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria
Proceedings: ECOC 2009
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Murao, Tadashi; Saitoh, Kunimasa; Maeda, Kuniaki; Koshiba, Masanori (Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-0814, Japan)
Taru, Toshiki; Nagashima, Takuji; Sasaki, Takashi (Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Taya-cho Sakae-ku, Yokohama 244-8588, Japan)
We propose a novel concept of cladding structure in all-solid photonic bandgap fibers. It promises low bending and confinement losses with single-mode operation. The mechanism is based on the new concept of heterostructured cladding.