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Title: Fusion splicing photonic crystal fibers and conventional single-mode fibers : microhole collapse effect
Authors: Xiao, Limin
Demokan, Suleyman
Jin, Wei
Wang, Yiping
Zhao, Chun-liu
Subjects: Fusion splicing fibers
Micro-optical devices
Microstructure fabrication
Photonic crystal fiber
Issue Date: Nov-2007
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: Journal of lightwave technology, Nov. 2007, v. 25, no. 11, p.3563-3574.
Abstract: We investigate the microhole collapse property of different photonic crystal fibers (PCFs) and its effect on the splice loss using an electric arc fusion splicer. The physical mechanism of the splice loss for different kinds of PCFs is studied, and a guideline for splicing these PCFs and conventional single-mode fibers (SMFs) is proposed. We demonstrate a low-loss fusion splicing of five different PCFs with SMFs, including large-mode PCF, hollow-core PCF, nonlinear PCFs, and polarization-maintaining PCF.
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Type: Journal/Magazine Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/360
ISSN: 07338724
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