Refractive index modulation in photonic crystal fibers induced by mechanical stress relaxation based on CO2 laser irradiation

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

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Refractive index modulation in endlessly-single-mode photonic crystal fiber by CO2 laser irradiation without surface-deformation is experimentally confirmed with a value of 1.68×10-3 for the first time, which is contributed by mechanical stress relaxation in fiber.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOFC/NFOEC 2005 Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2005
Externally publishedYes
EventOFC/NFOEC 2005 Optical Fiber Communication Conference - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: 6 Mar 200511 Mar 2005


ConferenceOFC/NFOEC 2005 Optical Fiber Communication Conference
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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