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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 1 — Jan. 12, 2004
  • pp: 198–207

Comparative analysis of Bragg fibers

Shangping Guo, Sacharia Albin, and Robert S. Rogowski  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 198-207 (2004)

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In this paper, we compare three analysis methods for Bragg fibers, viz. the transfer matrix method, the asymptotic method and the Galerkin method. We also show that with minor modifications, the transfer matrix method is able to calculate exactly the leakage loss of Bragg fibers due to a finite number of H/L layers. This approach is more straightforward than the commonly used Chew’s method. It is shown that the asymptotic approximation condition should be satisfied in order to get accurate results. The TE and TM modes, and the band gap structures are analyzed using Galerkin method.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: November 25, 2003
Revised Manuscript: December 31, 2003
Published: January 12, 2004

Shangping Guo, Sacharia Albin, and Robert Rogowski, "Comparative analysis of Bragg fibers," Opt. Express 12, 198-207 (2004)

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