Square Lattice Hollow Core Photonic Bandgap 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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Poletti, F.; Richardson, D. J. (Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom)

We propose a novel photonic bandgap fibre (PBGF) based on a square lattice cladding. The fibre presents a 20% wider bandgap than conventional triangular-lattice-based PBGFs and with a 9-cell core can be effectively single moded.