Optimum Mode Field Diameter Region in Thermally-Diffused Expanded Core Fiber

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Abstract

We indicate the existence of optimum expanded mode field diameters in thermally-diffused expanded core (TEC) fiber. The optimum ranges under our experimental conditions were from 14 μm to 18 μm for both 1.3 μm-single-mode fiber and 1.55 μm-dispersion-shifted fiber. By applying the TEC fiber fabricated in our experimental conditions to a multifiber connector, the connection loss can be reduced to less than 0.2 dB without improving fiber and connector ferrule fabrication accuracy.

Journal

IEICE transactions on communications   [List of Volumes]

IEICE transactions on communications E76-B(1), 36-38, 1993-01-25  [Table of Contents]

The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers

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  • NII Article ID (NAID) :
    110003216859
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID) :
    AA10826261
  • Text Lang :
    ENG
  • ISSN :
    09168516
  • Databases :
    NII-ELS