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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: G. I. Stegeman
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2006
  • pp: 370–374

Conditions for higher-order resonant modes to be excited in a photonic-crystal fiber Bragg grating

Jianguo Liu, GuiYun Kai, Chunshu Zhang, Zhi Wang, Lifang Xue, Yange Liu, Yan Li, Tingting Sun, and Xiaoyi Dong  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 370-374 (2006)

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The modal cutoff properties in a germanium-doped solid-core photonic-crystal fiber Bragg grating (PCFBG) are investigated with the beam propagation method. The results show that the normalized frequency V of a PCFBG depends not only on the normalized pitch Λ λ but also on the normalized hole size d Λ . In addition, the single-mode–multimode boundary profile of the PCFBG shifts to the low normalized hole-size side in contrast to that of the pure-silica solid-core photonic-crystal fiber (pure-solid PCF). Furthermore, besides the phase-matching condition and the electric field overlapping with the grating region, the inequality V PCF > π also should be fulfilled for the higher-order resonant modes to be excited in the PCFBG.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

Original Manuscript: July 14, 2005
Revised Manuscript: October 1, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: October 10, 2005

Jianguo Liu, GuiYun Kai, Chunshu Zhang, Zhi Wang, Lifang Xue, Yange Liu, Yan Li, Tingting Sun, and Xiaoyi Dong, "Conditions for higher-order resonant modes to be excited in a photonic-crystal fiber Bragg grating," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 370-374 (2006)

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