Microbending in photonic crystal fibres - an ultimate loss limit?

Anders Overgaard Bjarklev, Theis Peter Hansen, Kristian G. Hougaard, S.E. Barkou Libori, Erik Knudsen, Jes Broeng

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Abstract

Microbending losses are for the first time estimated in index-guiding photonic crystal fibres, and comparisons with standard step-index fibres are made. The results indicate that typical photonic crystal fibres are significantly less sensitive (one order of magnitude smaller loss) towards microbending than standard optical fibres.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication27th European Conference on Optical Communication, 2001. ECOC '01.
Volume3
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2001
ISBN (Print)0-7803-6705-7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Event27th European Conference on Optical Communication - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 30 Sep 20014 Oct 2001
Conference number: 27
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Conference

Conference27th European Conference on Optical Communication
Number27
CountryNetherlands
CityAmsterdam
Period30/09/200104/10/2001
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