Design of a trenched bend insensitive single mode optical fiber using spot size definitions

Department of Information and Communications, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju, South Korea.
Optics Express (Impact Factor: 3.53). 10/2008; 16(18):13545-51. DOI: 10.1364/OE.16.013545
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ABSTRACT We have designed a bend insensitive single mode optical fiber with a low-index trench using spot-size definitions and their optimization technique. The bending loss at a 5 mm of bending radius was negligible, while single mode properties were intact.

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