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Low-loss optical modes guided in Bragg fiber arrays
Author(s): Chenxi Lin; Wei Zhang; Yidong Huang; Jiangde Peng
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, the ability of Bragg fiber array to guide optical mode is investigated theoretically. Simulation shows that Bragg fiber array can be looked as a good waveguide to guide inter-fiber modes, which are supported by the external reflection of the 1-D photonic crystal claddings of the Bragg fibers. The mechanism of leakage loss of the inter-fiber is analyzed, showing that the TM01-like mode has the lowest leakage loss and less than 1dB/m leakage loss can be achieve under the wavelength of 10.6μm. As an open waveguide or 2-D microcavity, the Bragg fiber array has wide potential applications including processes of interaction between light and atoms or molecules.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 December 2005
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6019, Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices II, 60190R (5 December 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.636306
Show Author Affiliations
Chenxi Lin, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Wei Zhang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Yidong Huang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Jiangde Peng, Tsinghua Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6019:
Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices II
Yan Sun; Jianping Chen; Sang Bae Lee; Ian H. White, Editor(s)

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