Proposal of Reliable Cutoff Wavelength Measurement for Bend Insensitive Fiber

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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Nakanishi, Tetsuya; Hirano, Masaaki; Sasaki, Takashi (Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., 1, Taya-cho, Sakae-ku, Yokohama, 244-8588 Japan)

Reliable technique to determine the cutoff wavelength using single-mode fiber as a reference is newly proposed. This technique identifies cutoff wavelength of 1st higher-order-mode in BIF precisely, which is difficult with existing techniques.