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  • Vol. 68, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1978
  • pp: 1196–1201

Theory of Bragg fiber

Pochi Yeh, Amnon Yariv, and Emanuel Marom  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 68, Issue 9, pp. 1196-1201 (1978)

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The possibility of using Bragg reflection in a cylindrical fiber to obtain lossless confined propagation in a core with a lower refractive index than that of the cladding medium is proposed and analyzed.

© 1978 Optical Society of America

Pochi Yeh, Amnon Yariv, and Emanuel Marom, "Theory of Bragg fiber," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 68, 1196-1201 (1978)

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  1. P. Yeh and A. Yariv, Opt. Commun. 19, 427 (1976).
  2. A. Y. Cho and J. R. Arthur, Progress in Solid State Chemistry (Pergamon, New York, 1975), Vol. 10, Part 3, pp. 157–191.
  3. A. Y. Cho, A. Yariv, and P. Yeh, Appl. Phys. Lett. 30, 471 (1977).
  4. P. Yeh, A. Yariv, and C. S. Hong, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 423 (1977).
  5. P. Yeh, Ph.D. thesis (Caltech, 1977) (unpublished).
  6. D. Gloge, Optical Fiber Technology (IEEE, New York, 1975).
  7. E. Snitzer, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 51, 491 (1961).
  8. E. Snitzer and H. Osterberg, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 51, 499 (1961).
  9. A. Yariv, P. Yeh, and A. Y. Cho, "Guiding of Light in Bragg Configuration," presented at Device Research Conference, Ithaca, New York, June (1977).
  10. E. Garmire, T. McMahon, and M. Bass, Appl. Phys. Lett. 31, 92 (1977).
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  13. See, for example, D. Marcuse, Theory of dielectric optical waveguides (Academic, New York, 1974), p. 21.
  14. They are called virtual modes because their energy is more or less confined.

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