Single-Mode Parabolic Gain-Guiding Optical Fiber with Core Diameter up to 200 μm

  • Xie Wen
  • Xiong Caidong
  • Wang Xiangru
  • Wang Zhigang
  • Liu Yuming


In this paper, a new type of gain guiding fiber is presented, with a parabolic-profile for both the gain and index guiding. Theoretical investigation shows that the core diameter of such fiber may be up to 200 μm while propagating with single-mode.


Gain guiding Refraction index guiding Parabolic-profile 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xie Wen
    • 1
  • Xiong Caidong
    • 1
  • Wang Xiangru
    • 1
  • Wang Zhigang
    • 1
  • Liu Yuming
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Physical and ElectronicsUniversity of Electronic Science Technology of ChinaChengDuChina

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