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Bend-optimized optical fiber with S+C+L bands for FTTH applications

By Yu Cheng, QingRong Han and Jean-Noel Maran

Abstract

A multi-clad waveguide, which provide more bandwidth for WDM with S+C+L bands, is illustrated in this study. The bending loss is optimized for the FTTH applications. The fiber is manufactured by PCVD process; the test results are identical with the theoretic calculation. This fiber has nearly flat dispersion from 1460 nm to 1625 nm. The MFD at 1310 nm and 1550 nm are 8.2 and 9.4 µm, respectively. Bending loss is less than 0.1 dB/Turn at a bending radius of 7.5 mm. With low-water-peak manufacture technologies, the fiber is suitable for FTTH applications

Topics: QC, TK
Year: 2008
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.soton.ac.uk:65823
Provided by: e-Prints Soton
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