First Demonstration of Photonic Bandgap Guidance in Hollow-core Photonic Bandgap Fibres with Square Lattice Cladding
Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication - Post Deadline Papers
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
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.