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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 8 — Apr. 19, 2004
  • pp: 1720–1726

Form birefringence in UV-exposed photosensitive fibers computed using a higher order finite element method

N. Belhadj, S. LaRochelle, and K. Dossou  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 8, pp. 1720-1726 (2004)

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The effective index change and form birefringence are calculated in UV-exposed fibers using a high-order vectorial finite element method. The birefringence is compared in optical fibers with and without photosensitive inner cladding.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: March 16, 2004
Revised Manuscript: April 6, 2004
Published: April 19, 2004

N. Belhadj, S. LaRochelle, and K. Dossou, "Form birefringence in UV-exposed photosensitive fibers computed using a higher order finite element method," Opt. Express 12, 1720-1726 (2004)

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