The quasi-Raman interaction between confined acoustic phonons and light in PCF is strongly altered by the introduction of a sub-wavelength hole running axially through the core. Coupling calculations and forward scattering spectra illustrate the effect.
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(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
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G. S. Wiederhecker, A. Brenn, H. Hundertmark, C. M. B. Cordeiro, J. C. Knight, P. S. J. Russell, and H. L. Fragnito, "Controlling Acousto-Optic Interactions in Photonic Crystal Fiber with Sub-Wavelength Core-Hole," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CThFF2.
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