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 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528136, 9781557528131
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2006 - Long Beach, CA, United States
Duration: 21 May 200621 May 2006


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2006
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityLong Beach, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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