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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2462–2477

Hollow-core waveguides with uniaxial metamaterial cladding: modal equations and guidance conditions

Shaghik Atakaramians, Alexander Argyros, Simon C. Fleming, and Boris T. Kuhlmey  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 29, Issue 9, pp. 2462-2477 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.29.002462


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Abstract

We discuss the conditions in which guided modes exist in a circular waveguide with an anisotropic, uniaxial metamaterial cladding. These hollow-core waveguides can guide modes at deep subwavelength dimensions, with core diameters more than 20 times smaller than the operating wavelength.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: June 4, 2012
Revised Manuscript: July 16, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: July 17, 2012
Published: August 22, 2012

Citation
Shaghik Atakaramians, Alexander Argyros, Simon C. Fleming, and Boris T. Kuhlmey, "Hollow-core waveguides with uniaxial metamaterial cladding: modal equations and guidance conditions," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 2462-2477 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-29-9-2462


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