Optimizing the Curvature of Elliptical Cladding Elements to Reduce Leakage Loss in Antiresonant Hollow Core Fibres
Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland
Proceedings: ECOC 2016
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Putten, Lieke D. van; Numkam Fokoua, Eric; Mousavi, Seyedmohammad A.; Belardi, Walter; Poletti, Francesco (Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK)
We study systematically the effect of the curvature of glass membranes on the confinement loss of an antiresonant negative curvature hollow core fibre. Optimum curvatures are found that can reduce the fibre loss by orders of magnitude.