Archimedean-like lattice microstructured optical fibers

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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Proulx, Antoine; Morency, Steeve; Par, Claude (INO, 2740 rue Einstein, Qubec, Qc, Canada)

We present a novel microstructured optical fiber design consisting of an Archimedean-like lattice of air holes surrounding a solid central core. We show that this cladding structure substantially improves the circularity of the fundamental mode.