Sectioned Core Doping Effect on Higher-Order Mode Amplification in Yb-Doped Rod-Type Photonic Crystal Fibers

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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Poli, F.; Passaro, D.; Cucinotta, A.; Selleri, S. (Information Engineering Department, University of Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy)
Lægsgaard, J. (DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark)
Broeng, J. (Crystal Fibre A/S, Blokken 84, 3460 Birkerød, Denmark)

The amplification properties of guided modes in Yb-doped rod-type photonic crystal fibers with sectioned core doping have been investigated, evaluating the doped-area radius which provides the effective suppression of both LP11- and LP02-like modes.