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Slope-matching profile optimization of dual-concentric-core photonic crystal fiber for broadband dispersion compensation
Author(s): Jiawei Han; Shanglin Hou
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Paper Abstract

Design optimization of a pure silica dual-core photonic crystal fiber for broadband dispersion compensation is proposed to match the relative dispersion slope of the standard single-mode fiber. The influence of the three diameters of the air-holes in the outer cladding upon the dispersive and slope-matched property is investigated and a dispersion value of -3179.9 ps • ;nm&--1 • km--1 at 1550 nm has been predicted. The dispersion of the standard single-mode fiber, which is 187 times the length of the dual-core photonic crystal fiber, can be compensated (to within 0.12%) over the entire C band / (to within 0.56%) over the 100-nm broadband centered at 1550nm .

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 2009
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7630, Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices VI, 76301G (1 December 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.851859
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Jiawei Han, Lanzhou Univ. of Technology (China)
Shanglin Hou, Lanzhou Univ. of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7630:
Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices VI
Perry P. Shum, Editor(s)

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