7 August 2013 Design of few-mode microstructured optical fibers with low bending loss
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A few-mode microstructured optical fiber is designed for low bending loss applications. Low-index rods and air-holes are applied to lower the splicing loss with the standard single-mode optical fiber (SMF) and to achieve ultra-low bending loss. Numerical results show that the proposed fiber can realize low bending loss of 0.004  dB/turn at the bending radius of 5 mm and low splicing of 0.04 dB with the standard SMF.
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Hua Wang, Hua Wang, Ming-Yang Chen, Ming-Yang Chen, Yuanfeng Zhu, Yuanfeng Zhu, Zhi-Min Cai, Zhi-Min Cai, Lu-Ming Li, Lu-Ming Li, Kun Chen, Kun Chen, Jian Chen, Jian Chen, Lei Chen, Lei Chen, Ji-Hai Yang, Ji-Hai Yang, } "Design of few-mode microstructured optical fibers with low bending loss," Optical Engineering 52(8), 086106 (7 August 2013). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.52.8.086106 . Submission:
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