Control of surface modes in low loss hollow-core photonic bandgap fibers

Rodrigo Amezcua Correa, R Gerome, S Leon-Saval, N G R Broderick, T A Birks, J C Knight

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We report low-loss hollow-core photonic bandgap fibers free from surface modes. They have low attenuation over the full spectral width of the bandgap, and approximately halved dispersion and dispersion slope compared to previous fibers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1142-1149
Number of pages8
JournalOptics Express
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference 2008 - San Jose, California, USA United States
Duration: 4 May 20089 May 2008



  • Fiber design and fabrication
  • Microstructure fabrication

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