Effect of CO2 laser irradiation on refractive index modulation in photonic crystal fiber

Yinian Zhu, Ping Shum, Hui Wen Bay, Min Yan, Xia Yu, Chao Lu

Research output: Chapter in book / Conference proceedingConference article published in proceeding or bookAcademic researchpeer-review


Refractive index modulation in endlessly-single-mode photonic crystal fiber by CO2 laser irradiation without surface-deformation is experimentally confirmed with a value of 1.68x10-3 for the first time, which is contributed by mechanical stress relaxation in fiber.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2005
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557527709, 9781557527707
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2005
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2005 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 22 May 200522 May 2005


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2005
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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