Evaluation of Fiber Fuse Characteristics of Hole-Assisted Fiber for High Power Optical Transmission Systems

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Takara, H.; Masuda, H.; Miyamoto, Y.; Morioka, T.; Matsuoka, S.; Hagimoto, K. (NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 1-1 Hikari-no-oka, Yokosuka, 239-0847 Japan)
Kanbara, H.; Abe, Y.; Nagase, R. (NTT Photonics Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 3-1 Morinosato Wakamiya, 243-0198, Japan)
Shimizu, M. (NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Hanabatake 1-7-1, 305-0805, Japan)

We evaluate fiber fuse characteristics of bend-insensitive optical fibers and show that hole-assisted fiber (HAF) is applicable as fiber fuse stopper in high-power optical transmission systems. We also clarify fiber fuse stopping mechanism of HAF.