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Control of surface modes in hollow-core bandgap fibers
Author(s): Rodrigo Amezcua-Correa; Sergio G. Leon-Saval; Frédéric Gérôme; Tim Birks; Jonathan Knight
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we report on the fabrication and characterization of hollow core photonic bandgap fibers that do not suffer from surface mode coupling. This enables low loss over the full spectral width of the photonic bandgap formed in the cladding. It also enables reduced dispersion slope, which is a key parameter for several applications of these fibers to high-power ultrashort pulse compression.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 April 2008
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 6990, Photonic Crystal Fibers II, 699004 (21 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.780822
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Rodrigo Amezcua-Correa, Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom)
Sergio G. Leon-Saval, Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom)
Frédéric Gérôme, Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom)
Tim Birks, Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom)
Jonathan Knight, Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6990:
Photonic Crystal Fibers II
Kyriacos Kalli; Waclaw Urbanczyk, Editor(s)

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