The optical fiber drawing process makes it straightforward to incorporate two-dimensionally structured materials into optical fibers. We use structured materials to demonstrate several new waveguide designs which illustrate the potential for improved performance.
© 2006 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
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.2750) Materials : Glass and other amorphous materials
J. Knight, F. Luan, A. Wang, and A. Cerqueira S. Jr., "Microstructured and Nanostructured Fibers," in Integrated Photonics Research and Applications/Nanophotonics, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper NFC1.
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