Broad-band fluorescent all-fiber source based on microstructured optical fibers

Veselin P. Vladev, Tinko A. Eftimov, Wojtek J. Bock


The present work demonstrates a miniature all-fiber optic fluorescence source on the basis of organic dyes. A capillary of fused silica has been used to keep the Rhodamine 6G dissolved in glycerine at one end of which a tapered optical fiber is inserted to receive the useful signal. The fluorescence medium is side excited with a CW laser radiation at 532 nm by a fiber taper. The functioning of the system is demonstrated using a conventional optical fiber, a photonic crystal fiber and a hollow-core fiber.

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