Optical micro- and nano-structures using fibre tapers

T A Birks, S G Leon-Saval, W J Wadsworth, P St J Russell

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Abstract

Tapering of conventional and photonic crystal fibres can be used to make glass-air waveguides down to submicron scales, and gives them ready-made low-loss interfaces to simplify input and output coupling.
Original languageEnglish
Pages47-49 Vol. 1
Publication statusPublished - 2005
EventLasers and Electro-Optics, 2005. (CLEO). Conference on -
Duration: 1 Jan 2005 → …

Conference

ConferenceLasers and Electro-Optics, 2005. (CLEO). Conference on
Period1/01/05 → …

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Keywords

  • photonic crystal fibre tapering
  • ready-made low-loss interfaces
  • nanostructured materials
  • fibre tapers
  • optical microstructures
  • glass-air waveguides
  • photonic crystals
  • optical fibre fabrication
  • nanostructures

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Birks, T. A., Leon-Saval, S. G., Wadsworth, W. J., & Russell, P. S. J. (2005). Optical micro- and nano-structures using fibre tapers. 47-49 Vol. 1. Paper presented at Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2005. (CLEO). Conference on, .