Multicore fiber, and multicore fiber tape using same

Yusuke Sasaki (Inventor), Katsuhiro Takenaga (Inventor), Kunimasa Saitoh (Inventor), Toshio Morioka (Inventor), Md Nooruzzaman (Inventor)

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A multicore fiber (1A) includes a plurality of cores (11A, 11B) arranged in a matrix, and single cladding (21) surrounding the cores (11A, 11B). An outer shape of a cross-section perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the cladding (21) is formed into a noncircular shape having the smallest diameter in a prescribed direction and having no recess. Two or more cores (11A, 11B) are arranged in a prescribed direction while a number of cores (11A, 11B) outnumbering the number of the cores arranged in the prescribed direction are arranged in a direction perpendicular to the prescribed direction. The multicore fiber (1A) is bent in a prescribed direction for use.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2018150867
Filing date23/08/2018
Country/TerritoryInternational Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Priority date16/02/2017
Priority numberJP20170026661
Publication statusPublished - 2018


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