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Birefringence property of asymmetric structure photonic crystal fiber
Author(s): Mingsheng Liu; Yingjuan Yue; Yan Li
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Paper Abstract

The random offset of hole-position or random variation of hole-diameter always occur during the actual manufacture process of asymmetric structure photonic crystal fibers. Birefringence of asymmetric photonic crystal fibers with circular air holes and photonic crystal fibers with elliptical air holes are studied numerically based on the finite element method under the perturbation circumstance. The results indicate that when the intrinsic-birefringence of asymmetric photonic crystal fiber is smaller, the random offset of hole-position has larger influence than the variation of hole-diameter. Birefringence resulted from perturbation is less sensitive to asymmetric structures with large pitch or small air-hole. Moreover, the desired birefringence can be obtained by controlling the relative size of the two air holes or the ellipticity of the elliptical-hole.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 January 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7986, Passive Components and Fiber-Based Devices VII, 79860L (19 January 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.888519
Show Author Affiliations
Mingsheng Liu, Handan College (China)
Hebei Univ. of Technology (China)
Yingjuan Yue, Hebei Univ. of Technology (China)
Yan Li, Handan College (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7986:
Passive Components and Fiber-Based Devices VII
Perry P. Shum, Editor(s)

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