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Band gap structure as the Photonic Crystal Fiber guidance mechanism
Author(s): Michal Lucki; L. Bohac
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Paper Abstract

This letter deals with the guidance mechanism in Photonic Crystal Fibers. Setting the band condition in a microstructure is described. The Mode Profile dependent on the band condition is presented. Cross-section patterns presenting the propagation of elecrtomagnetic field are shown. The comparison of a guidance mechanism in various types of PCF's is discussed. Cross-sections shots of Photonic Crystal Fibers set to suitable input parameters are presented, value of losses, normalized frequency of second mode cut-off are calculated. The choice of input parameters such as lattice constant or Refractive Index profile is discussed. Simulations of Single Mode propagation in a wide operating range are done.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 October 2005
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5950, Photonic Crystals and Fibers, 59501F (12 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.622595
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Michal Lucki, Czech Technical Univ. in Prague (Czech Republic)
L. Bohac, Czech Technical Univ. in Prague (Czech Republic)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5950:
Photonic Crystals and Fibers
Waclaw Urbanczyk; Bozena Jaskorzynska; Philip St. J. Russell, Editor(s)

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