Using a fully three-dimensional method for modeling of light propagation in microstructure fibers, the coupling length for the two most efficient dual-core configurations is systematically studied as a function of the structural parameters and wavelength.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
I. T. Velchev and J. Toulouse, "Directional coupling and switching in multi-core microstructure fibers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CTuV1.
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