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Single-mode tellurite glass holey fiber with extremely large mode area for infrared nonlinear applications.

Authors
  • Feng, Xian1
  • Loh, Wei H
  • Flanagan, Joanne C
  • Camerlingo, Angela
  • Dasgupta, Sonali
  • Petropoulos, Periklis
  • Horak, Peter
  • Frampton, Ken E
  • White, Nicholas M
  • Price, Jonathan H V
  • Rutt, Harvey N
  • Richardson, David J
  • 1 Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Optics Express
Publisher
The Optical Society
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2008
Volume
16
Issue
18
Pages
13651–13656
Identifiers
PMID: 18772976
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We report the fabrication of a large mode area tellurite holey fiber from an extruded preform, with a mode area of 3000microm(2). Robust single-mode guidance at 1.55microm was confirmed by both optical measurement and numerical simulation. The propagation loss was measured as 2.9dB/m at 1.55microm. A broad and flat supercontinuum from 0.9 to 2.5microm with 6mW output was obtained with a 9cm length of this fiber.

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