A direct scalar two-dimensional routine based on the method of lines is implemented to analyze the dispersion characteristics of segmented fibers. In this kind of structure, dispersion control in a simple profile is achieved by variations in the filling ratio of the coaxiallike structure.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: April 21, 2004
Revised Manuscript: October 31, 2004
Manuscript Accepted: November 16, 2004
Published: April 20, 2005
Vitor Marino Schneider and Haroldo Takashi Hattori, "Dispersion characteristics of segmented optical fibers," Appl. Opt. 44, 2391-2395 (2005)