We propose a new type of hollow-core fiber where the propagation is ensured by photoinduced self-patterns acting as a surface relief gratings. Such gratings act as wavelength/angle dependant reflective mirrors for propagation of light.
© 2012 OSA
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(240.6670) Optics at surfaces : Surface photochemistry
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers
R. Barille, P. Tajalli, P. Roy, S. Ahmadi-Kandjani, S. Kucharski, and E. Ortyl, "A new type of propagation in fiber: Hollow-core grating fiber," in International Conference on Fibre Optics and Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper W2A.4.
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