Experimental studies of bandwidth behaviour in Graded Index Microstructured Polymer Optical Fibres

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Large, M. C. J.; Lwin, R.; Manos, S. (Optical Fibre Technology Centre, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia)
Poladian, L. (School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia)
Barton, G. (Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia)
Harvey, L.; Hirst, D.; Harvey, J. (University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand)
Bachmann, A.; Poisel, H. (Polymer Fiber Applications Center, Nrnberg, Germany)
Klein, K.-F. (Fachhochschule Gieen-Friedberg, University of Applied Sciences, Friedberg-Hessen, Germany)

This paper presents theoretical and experimental studies of graded index microstructured polymer optical fibres (GImPOF), characterising the bandwidth, differential mode delay and equilibrium length. The results will be compared to conventional polymer optical fibres.