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Revolver Hollow Core Optical Fibers

Fiber Optics Research Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow 119333, Russia
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Fibers 2018, 6(2), 39; https://doi.org/10.3390/fib6020039
Received: 15 May 2018 / Revised: 4 June 2018 / Accepted: 5 June 2018 / Published: 7 June 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Hollow core optical fibers)
Revolver optical fibers (RF) are special type of hollow-core optical fibers with negative curvature of the core-cladding boundary and with cladding that is formed by a one ring layer of capillaries. The physical mechanisms contributing to the waveguiding parameters of RFs are discussed. The optical properties and possible applications of RFs are reviewed. Special attention is paid to the mid-IR hydrogen Raman lasers that are based on RFs and generating in the wavelength region from 2.9 to 4.4 μm. View Full-Text
Keywords: hollow-core fibers; Raman lasers; negative curvature fibers; microstructured optical fibers hollow-core fibers; Raman lasers; negative curvature fibers; microstructured optical fibers
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Bufetov, I.A.; Kosolapov, A.F.; Pryamikov, A.D.; Gladyshev, A.V.; Kolyadin, A.N.; Krylov, A.A.; Yatsenko, Y.P.; Biriukov, A.S. Revolver Hollow Core Optical Fibers. Fibers 2018, 6, 39.

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