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Research on the fabrication of photonic crystal fiber
Author(s): Tieying Guo; Shuqin Lou; Hong Fang; Shuisheng Jian
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Paper Abstract

Some PCF fabrication techniques are discussed. Effects of draw conditions on the capillaries and the geometry of the final photonic crystal fiber (PCF) are investigated experimentally. The cross-sectional hole structure can be adjusted to a certain extent by controlling the parameters such as the temperature, the feed and draw speed or combinations of these. Since the improvement is limited and hardly can a satisfactory fiber be obtained, the inert gas pressurization method is introduced. It is testified feasible and effective in tuning the geometry of the final PCF and PCFs of good uniformity are fabricated experimentally.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 October 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6352, Optoelectronic Materials and Devices, 63523C (6 October 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.688506
Show Author Affiliations
Tieying Guo, Beijing Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Shuqin Lou, Beijing Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Hong Fang, Beijing Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Shuisheng Jian, Beijing Jiaotong Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6352:
Optoelectronic Materials and Devices
Yong Hee Lee; Fumio Koyama; Yi Luo, Editor(s)

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