4 March 2015 Measuring bend losses in large-mode-area fibers
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We investigate the measurement of bend losses in few-mode large-mode-area (LMA) fibers. The influence of the light source spectral characteristics, modal power content and cladding light on the measurement accuracy and precision is studied experimentally. Monte-Carlo simulations are performed to understand the distribution of the variations. This study provides practical guidelines for bend loss measurements.
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Changgeng Ye, Changgeng Ye, Joona Koponen, Joona Koponen, Ville Aallos, Ville Aallos, Teemu Kokki, Teemu Kokki, Laeticia Petit, Laeticia Petit, Ossi Kimmelma, Ossi Kimmelma, } "Measuring bend losses in large-mode-area fibers", Proc. SPIE 9344, Fiber Lasers XII: Technology, Systems, and Applications, 934425 (4 March 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2076813; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2076813
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