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Numerical simulation and analysis on the property of a square-lattice photonic crystal fiber
Author(s): Shu-Guang Li; Tong-Lei Cheng; Gui-Yao Zhou; Lan-Tian Hou
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Paper Abstract

In this paper the photonic crystal fiber (PCF) with square-lattice array in a silica matrix has been put forward. The PCFs studied in this paper have a solid core, obtained by introducing a defect that is by removing two holes at the center of the fiber cross section and with smaller air-holes in the same direction. For the different wavelengths in the range between 700 nm and 1600 nm, the effective index neff of the PCF fundamental mode has been obtained by the fast multipole method. The model field, birefringence, and confinement loss of the fibre fundamental mode are simulated. It is found that lower confinement loss and higher birefringence can be realized in the condition of fewer rings of air holes. The simulation results in this paper are important for instructing the fabrication of birefringent photonic crystal fibers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 June 2006
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6344, Advanced Laser Technologies 2005, 63440G (10 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.693407
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Shu-Guang Li, Yanshan Univ. (China)
Tong-Lei Cheng, Yanshan Univ. (China)
Gui-Yao Zhou, Yanshan Univ. (China)
Lan-Tian Hou, Yanshan Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6344:
Advanced Laser Technologies 2005

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