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Rigorous analysis of photonic crystal fibers by using a full-vectorial H-field-based finite element method
Author(s): B. M. Azizur Rahman; A. K. M. S. Kabir; Shah M. Alam; Niranthi Somasiri; M. I. Ahmed; Muttukrishnan Rajarajan; Kenneth T.V. Grattan
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Paper Abstract

Modal solutions for photonic crystal fibers with circular air-holes in a hexagonal array are presented, by using a rigorous full-vectorial finite element-based approach. The effective indices, mode field profiles, spot-sizes, modal hybridness, modal birefringence and group velocity dispersion values are presented. The effect of external pressure on photonic crystal fibers is analyzed also by using the powerful finite element method. Modal solutions are obtained for both symmetric and asymmetric air-holes and the effect of pressure on the modal properties and mode degeneration are evaluated, presented and discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 October 2004
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 5595, Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications IV, (25 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.570210
Show Author Affiliations
B. M. Azizur Rahman, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
A. K. M. S. Kabir, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
Shah M. Alam, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
Niranthi Somasiri, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
M. I. Ahmed, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
Kenneth T.V. Grattan, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5595:
Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications IV
Achyut Kumar Dutta; Abdul Ahad Sami Awwal; Niloy K. Dutta; Yasutake Ohishi, Editor(s)

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