The large mismatch between the Mode Field Diameter (MFD) of conventional single-mode fibers (SMFs) and the MFD of highly nonlinear Photonic Crystal Fibers (PCFs), that can be down to 1.5 μm, or Large Mode Area PCF, that can be up to 25 μm, would require a substantial fiber mode size rescaling in order to allow an efficient direct coupling between PCFs and SMFs. Over the years different solutions have been proposed, as fiber splicing of SMF to PCF. However these procedures are not straightforward, as they involve developing special splicing recipes, and can affect PCF optical properties at the splice interface .
|Name||Optics InfoBase Conference Papers|
|Volume||Part F82-CLEO_Europe 2017|
|Conference||The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO_Europe 2017|
|Period||06/25/17 → 06/29/17|
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Mechanics of Materials