Microstructure optical fibers have potential advantages for many applications including multimode transmission. Perturbative modeling methods are extended to optimization of group-velocity. Velocity-matched multimode microstructure fibers with extremely high index contrast are presented.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
J. M. Fini, "Modeling and Optimization of Multimode Microstructure Optical Fibers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CWN3.
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