Low bend loss in tightly-bent optical fibers through adiabatic bend transitions

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Abstract

We demonstrate low bend loss for tightly bent optical fibers by winding the fiber around a mandrel designed to follow an adiabatic transition path into the bend.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 - Baltimore, Baltimore , USA United States
Duration: 31 May 20095 Jun 2009

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ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
CountryUSA United States
CityBaltimore
Period31/05/095/06/09

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Yao, L., Birks, T. A., & Knight, J. C. (2009). Low bend loss in tightly-bent optical fibers through adiabatic bend transitions. Paper presented at Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009, Baltimore , USA United States.