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Optical Engineering

Photonic crystal in-fiber devices
Author(s): Zeev Zalevsky; Alan K. George; Feng Luan; Geraud Bouwmans; Paulo Dainese; Cristiano M. B. Cordeiro; Nicolas July
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Paper Abstract

We present the construction of photonic crystal in-fiber devices. The presented devices include modulators and spectral filters. The manufacturing process related to the fabrication of these devices includes two building stones. The first one is the insertion of microwires into one of the capillaries of the photonic crystal fiber and the second one is the twisting of the fibers while drawing. Combining both technologies may yield the realization of an in-fiber solenoid that could be used for generation of in-fiber magnetic fields. We present the fabrication of the suggested devices as well as their experimental characterization.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 2005
PDF: 10 pages
Opt. Eng. 44(12) 125003 doi: 10.1117/1.2140849
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 44, Issue 12
Show Author Affiliations
Zeev Zalevsky, Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom)
Alan K. George, Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom)
Feng Luan, Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom)
Geraud Bouwmans, Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom)
Paulo Dainese, Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom)
Cristiano M. B. Cordeiro, Univ. Estadual de Campinas (Brazil)
Nicolas July, Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom)


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