Broadband mode convertors in photonic crystal fibres

T. Birks, A. Witkowska, S. Leon-Saval, Ke Lai, W. Wadsworth

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Abstract

We have used tapering of photonic crystal fibres to make all-fibre mode converters for the LP11 and LP02 modes. The devices rely on adiabatic propagation rather than resonant coupling, allowing high extinction across a wide wavelength range.

Conference

Conference2007 9th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2007
CountryItaly
CityRome
Period1/07/075/07/07

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Keywords

  • fiber tapering
  • photonic crystal fibres
  • mode convertors
  • all-fibre mode converters
  • tapered fibres
  • broadband mode converters
  • photonic crystals
  • optical fibres
  • adiabatic propagation

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Birks, T., Witkowska, A., Leon-Saval, S., Lai, K., & Wadsworth, W. (2007). Broadband mode convertors in photonic crystal fibres. 161-164. Paper presented at 2007 9th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2007, Rome, Italy. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICTON.2007.4296169

Broadband mode convertors in photonic crystal fibres. / Birks, T. ; Witkowska, A.; Leon-Saval, S.; Lai, Ke; Wadsworth, W.

2007. 161-164 Paper presented at 2007 9th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2007, Rome, Italy.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Birks, T, Witkowska, A, Leon-Saval, S, Lai, K & Wadsworth, W 2007, 'Broadband mode convertors in photonic crystal fibres' Paper presented at 2007 9th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2007, Rome, Italy, 1/07/07 - 5/07/07, pp. 161-164. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICTON.2007.4296169
Birks T, Witkowska A, Leon-Saval S, Lai K, Wadsworth W. Broadband mode convertors in photonic crystal fibres. 2007. Paper presented at 2007 9th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2007, Rome, Italy. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICTON.2007.4296169
Birks, T. ; Witkowska, A. ; Leon-Saval, S. ; Lai, Ke ; Wadsworth, W. / Broadband mode convertors in photonic crystal fibres. Paper presented at 2007 9th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2007, Rome, Italy.4 p.
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