Low loss PCF by reduction of hole surface imperfection

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

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Tajima, K. (NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, 1-7-1 Hanabatake, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan)

Low loss (0.18dB/km) PCF has been fabricated due to reduction of surface imperfection. Rayleigh scattering coefficient of the PCF shows the intrinsic loss is less than that of the conventional pure silica core fibre.