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Analysis of loss mechanisms in photonic crystal fibers
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Analysis of different loss mechanisms that occurs in photonic crystal fibers (pcfs) is discussed. It is shown that loss appears when these fibers are either joined with another fiber or bent in a radius. The joint losses are obtained for transverse as well as angular misalignments. Peterman spot size definitions are used to define these losses. Bending losses in pcfs are also obtained for different designs of pcfs. It is observed that these loss definitions show dependence on the photonic crystal cladding parameters.

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Date Published: 27 August 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4876, Opto-Ireland 2002: Optics and Photonics Technologies and Applications, (27 August 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.463928
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Ravindra Kumar Sinha, Delhi College of Engineering (India)
Shailendra Kumar Varshney, Delhi Univ. (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4876:
Opto-Ireland 2002: Optics and Photonics Technologies and Applications
Vincent Toal; Norman Douglas McMillan; Gerard M. O'Connor; Eon O'Mongain; Austin F. Duke; John F. Donegan; James A. McLaughlin; Brian D. MacCraith; Werner J. Blau, Editor(s)

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