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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 5 — Mar. 11, 2002
  • pp: 246–255

Numerical analysis and experimental design of tunable birefringence in microstructured optical fiber

C. Kerbage and B. Eggleton  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 5, pp. 246-255 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.10.000246


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Abstract

We present detailed experimental and numerical results for birefringence tuning in microstructured optical fibers. Index tunable polymer is infused into specific air-holes to obtain birefringence whose tunability is achieved by temperature tuning the polymer index. We also study the symmetry properties of the modes for different waveguide structures.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: February 13, 2002
Revised Manuscript: February 27, 2002
Published: March 11, 2002

Citation
C. Kerbage and B. Eggleton, "Numerical analysis and experimental design of tunable birefringence in microstructured optical fiber," Opt. Express 10, 246-255 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-10-5-246


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