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New mode solver for anisotropic fibers with crystalline jackets
Author(s): Eugene I. Golant; Pavel I. Lazarev; Yaroslav B. Martynov; Andrei B. Pashkovskii; Michael Paukshto; Vladimir B. Sulimov
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Paper Abstract

We developed algorithms and full-vector mode solver as a tool for new optical components design that allows simulation of components with anisotropic optical characteristics. Algorithms are developed without assumption of weak guidance, which allows applications of the method and software in simulation of components with strong optical anisotropy. Method and software were tested by comparison with semi-analytical solutions for isotropic and anisotropic fibers. We observed reasonably good agreement (up to five non-zero digits in the effective indices) between calculated and analytical data for several low order modes. In this paper we present results of calculations for single polarization D-shaped and cylindrical fibers with anisotropic coating.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 September 2002
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4769, Optical Design and Analysis Software II, (4 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.481185
Show Author Affiliations
Eugene I. Golant, Optiva, Inc. (United States)
Pavel I. Lazarev, Optiva, Inc. (United States)
Yaroslav B. Martynov, Optiva, Inc. (United States)
Andrei B. Pashkovskii, Optiva, Inc. (United States)
Michael Paukshto, Optiva, Inc. (United States)
Vladimir B. Sulimov, Optiva, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4769:
Optical Design and Analysis Software II
Richard C. Juergens, Editor(s)

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