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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 17 — Aug. 26, 2002
  • pp: 899–908

Theoretical study on dispersion compensation in air-core Bragg fibers

George Ouyang, Yong Xu, and Amnon Yariv  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 17, pp. 899-908 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.10.000899


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Abstract

In a previous paper we developed a matrix theory that applies to any cylindrically symmetric fiber surrounded by Bragg cladding. Using this formalism, along with Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) simulations, we study the waveguide dispersion for the m = 1 mode in an air-core Bragg fiber and showed it is possible to achieve very large negative dispersion values (~ -20,000 ps/(nm.km)) with significantly reduced absorption loss and non-linear effects.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: June 19, 2002
Revised Manuscript: August 21, 2002
Published: August 26, 2002

Citation
George Ouyang, Yong Xu, and Amnon Yariv, "Theoretical study on dispersion compensation in air-core Bragg fibers," Opt. Express 10, 899-908 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-10-17-899


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