This tutorial covers the concepts and properties of photonic crystal fibers, also known as microstructured or holey fibers. The similarities and differences between PCFs and specialty step¬index fibers are discussed, together with fabrication and applications.
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(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers
W. Wadsworth, "Photonic Crystal Fibers," in Advanced Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper SOMD3.
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