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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 14 — Jul. 4, 2011
  • pp: 13578–13589

Avoided crossings in photonic crystal fibers

Florian Jansen, Fabian Stutzki, Cesar Jauregui, Jens Limpert, and Andreas Tünnermann  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 14, pp. 13578-13589 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.013578


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Abstract

The impact of avoided crossings (also known as anti-crossings) in single and double-clad large mode area Photonic Crystal Fibers (PCFs) suitable for high-power laser systems is evaluated numerically. It is pointed out that an inappropriate choice of pump core diameter, bending radius and/or index depression may lead to avoided crossings that manifest themselves in unwanted deformations of the output beam.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: April 26, 2011
Revised Manuscript: June 14, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: June 17, 2011
Published: June 29, 2011

Citation
Florian Jansen, Fabian Stutzki, Cesar Jauregui, Jens Limpert, and Andreas Tünnermann, "Avoided crossings in photonic crystal fibers," Opt. Express 19, 13578-13589 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-14-13578


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