A novel concept to obtain ultra-flattened-chromatic-dispersion-optical-fibers by introducing a small air-hole at the core of a conventional-step-index-optical-fiber is presented. The proposed structure exhibits a simple geometry, and has been analyzed through a vectorial finite-element method.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
J. P. da Silva, V. F. Rodriguez-Esquerre, and H. E. Hernandez-Figueroa, "Step Index Holey Fiber for Ultra-Flattened Chromatic Dispersion," in Integrated Photonics Research and Applications/Nanophotonics, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper ITuF4.
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