Hypocycloid-shaped hollow-core photonic crystal fiber Part II: Cladding effect on confinement and bend loss

M. Alharbi, T. Bradley, B. Debord, C. Fourcade-dutin, D. Ghosh, L. Vincetti, F. Gérôme, F Benabid

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Abstract

We report on numerical and experimental studies on the influence of cladding ring-number on the confinement and bend loss in hypocycloid-shaped Kagome hollow core photonic crystal fiber. The results show that beyond the second ring, the ring number has a minor effect on confinement loss whereas the bend loss is strongly reduced with the ring-number increase. Finally, the results show that the increase in the cladding ring-number improves the modal content of the fiber.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)28609-28616
Number of pages8
JournalOptics Express
Volume21
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Nov 2013

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