Splice-less interfacing of conventional fibers to photonic crystal fibers

S G Leon-Saval, G Kakarantzas, A K George, T A Birks, P St J Russell

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Abstract

Coupling into small-core photonic crystal fibers is not easy, even with bulk optics. By adapting the PCF fabrication technique, low-loss adiabatic transitions between single-mode fibers and small-core PCFs are achieved without splicing.
Original languageEnglish
Pages2 pp. vol.2
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventLasers and Electro-Optics, 2004. (CLEO). Conference on -
Duration: 1 Jan 2004 → …

Conference

ConferenceLasers and Electro-Optics, 2004. (CLEO). Conference on
Period1/01/04 → …

Keywords

  • splice-less interfacing
  • interface structure
  • single-mode fibers
  • photonic crystal fibers
  • coupling
  • PCF fabrication technique
  • photonic crystals
  • low-loss adiabatic transitions
  • optical fibre fabrication
  • optical fibre couplers

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