Fundamental and higher-order mode confinement loss spectrum in realistic air-silica hollow-core Bragg 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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Foroni, M.; Poli, F.; Passaro, D.; Cucinotta, A.; Selleri, S. (Information Engineering Department, University of Parma, viale G.P. Usberti 181/A, 43100 Parma, Italy)
Lgsgaard, J.; Bjarklev, A. (COMDTU, Technical University of Denmark)

Silica bridges in realistic air-silica hollow-core Bragg fibers are responsible of the surface mode presence, which interrupt the transmission window of the fundamental and the higher-order modes, narrowing the width useful for light guiding.