We present a novel fabrication method for micro-photonic elements utilizing a transverse photonic band-gap fiber. We then tune the optical response of this device by the introduction of fluids into the micro-structure of the fiber.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
P. Domacuk, H. Nguyen, B. J. Eggleton, M. Straub, and M. Gu, "Micro-fluidic switchable photonic band-gap devices," 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 IFD1.
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