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Photonic crystal fiber couplers based on large mode area fibers
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Paper Abstract

The comparison of two types of photonic crystal fiber coupler (PCFC) based on LMA8 and LMA10 fibers are presented in this paper. The couplers preparation process based on biconical fiber technique without air-holes collapsing. The same parameters of elongation process have given slightly different results. The LMA10-PCFC has stronger polarization dependence and many points with 50x50 coupling ratio in range 800 - 1600nm. The LMA8-PCFC has less polarization sensitivity and better spectral characteristic in range 1500 - 1600nm as well as lower losses. It is observed that 50x50 coupling regions appear in second and third telecommunication windows.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 May 2011
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7753, 21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 775344 (17 May 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.885021
Show Author Affiliations
Paweł Marć, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Karol Stasiewicz, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Leszek R. Jaroszewicz, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Tomasz Nasilowski, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Michał Szymański, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7753:
21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
Jacques Albert; Wojtek J. Bock, Editor(s)

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