A new structure of single-polarization single-mode photonic crystal fiber (PCF) is proposed and designed through a full-vector finite element method. The PCF propagates only the slow-axis mode within the wavelengths ranging from 1500nm to 1600nm.
© 2003 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2420) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, polarization-maintaining
K. Saitoh and M. Koshiba, "Finite element design of single-polarization single-mode photonic crystal fibers," in Integrated Photonics Research, A. Sawchuk, ed., Vol. 91 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper IME4.
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