Optical fibre with an aerogel-filled core

M.D.W. Grogan, S.G. Leon-Saval, R. Williams, R. England, T.A. Birks

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper


We filled the core of hollow-core photonic crystal fibre with silica aerogel. The filled fibre exhibits a shifted bandgap and a region of broadband guidance in good agreement with simulation.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 - Baltimore, Baltimore , USA United States
Duration: 31 May 20095 Jun 2009


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
Country/TerritoryUSA United States


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