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Optical Engineering

Design of few-mode microstructured optical fibers with low bending loss
Author(s): Hua Wang; Ming-Yang Chen; Yuanfeng Zhu; Zhi-Min Cai; Lu-Ming Li; Kun Chen; Jian Chen; Lei Chen; Ji-Hai Yang
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Paper Abstract

A few-mode microstructured optical fiber is designed for low bending loss applications. Low-index rods and air-holes are applied to lower the splicing loss with the standard single-mode optical fiber (SMF) and to achieve ultra-low bending loss. Numerical results show that the proposed fiber can realize low bending loss of 0.004  dB/turn at the bending radius of 5 mm and low splicing of 0.04 dB with the standard SMF.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 August 2013
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 52(8) 086106 doi: 10.1117/1.OE.52.8.086106
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 52, Issue 8
Show Author Affiliations
Hua Wang
Ming-Yang Chen, Jiangsu Univ. (China)
Yuanfeng Zhu, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Zhi-Min Cai
Lu-Ming Li
Kun Chen
Jian Chen
Lei Chen
Ji-Hai Yang


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