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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 11 — Apr. 10, 2014
  • pp: 2441–2445

Polarization filter characteristics of photonic crystal fibers with square lattice and selectively filled gold wires

Wan Zhang, Shu-guang Li, Guo-Wen An, Zhen-Kai Fan, and Ya-Jie Bao  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 11, pp. 2441-2445 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.53.002441


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Abstract

A novel design of Au-filled photonic crystal fiber (PCF) with square lattice has been proposed in this paper. The resonance strength of the surface plasmon mode and the impacts of structural parameters of the PCF on the polarization filter characteristics are studied through the finite element method. Numerical results show that the sizes of Au wires and the symmetry of the air holes near the fiber core have a great effect on the polarization filter characteristics. In the optimization process, it was found that the resonance strengths can reach 279.10 and 399.18dB/cm at wavelengths of 1.02 μm and 1.55 μm, respectively, which can be applied in many polarization filter devices.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: January 17, 2014
Revised Manuscript: March 8, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: March 10, 2014
Published: April 8, 2014

Citation
Wan Zhang, Shu-guang Li, Guo-Wen An, Zhen-Kai Fan, and Ya-Jie Bao, "Polarization filter characteristics of photonic crystal fibers with square lattice and selectively filled gold wires," Appl. Opt. 53, 2441-2445 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-53-11-2441


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