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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: G. I. Stegeman
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2006
  • pp: 2241–2248

Chromatic dispersion of liquid-crystal infiltrated capillary tubes and photonic crystal fibers

Per Dalgaard Rasmussen, Jesper Lægsgaard, and Ole Bang  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 23, Issue 10, pp. 2241-2248 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.23.002241


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Abstract

We consider chromatic dispersion of capillary tubes and photonic crystal fibers infiltrated with liquid crystals. A perturbative scheme for inclusion of material dispersion of both liquid crystal and the surrounding waveguide material is derived. The method is used to calculate the chromatic dispersion at different temperatures.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(160.3710) Materials : Liquid crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

History
Original Manuscript: February 9, 2006
Revised Manuscript: June 26, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: June 27, 2006

Citation
Per Dalgaard Rasmussen, Jesper Lægsgaard, and Ole Bang, "Chromatic dispersion of liquid-crystal infiltrated capillary tubes and photonic crystal fibers," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 2241-2248 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-23-10-2241


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