We report on tapered inhibited coupling Kagome-fiber with a down-ratio as large as 2.4 while maintaining the hypocycloid-core shape. The insertion-loss of SMF spliced to tapered Kagomefiber was measured with minimum of 0.48dB at 1550nm.
Splicing Tapered Inhibited-coupling Hypocycloid-core Kagome Fiber to SMF Fibers / Ximeng, Zheng; Debord, Benoît; Alharbi, Meshaal; Vincetti, Luca; Gérôme, Frédéric; Benabid, Fetah. - ELETTRONICO. - (2015), pp. 1-2. (Intervento presentato al convegno Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 tenutosi a San Jose; United States nel 10-15 May 2015) [10.1364/CLEO_SI.2015.STu1N.1].