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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 26 — Dec. 29, 2003
  • pp: 3542–3549

Compact supercell method based on opposite parity for Bragg fibers

Wang Zhi, Ren Guobin, Lou Shuqin, Liang Weijun, and Shangping Guo  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 26, pp. 3542-3549 (2003)

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The supercell- based orthonormal basis method is proposed to investigate the modal properties of the Bragg fibers. A square lattice is constructed by the whole Bragg fiber which is considered as a supercell, and the periodical dielectric structure of the square lattice is decomposed using periodic functions (cosine). The modal electric field is expanded as the sum of the orthonormal set of Hermite-Gaussian basis functions based on the opposite parity of the transverse electric field. The propagation characteristics of Bragg fibers can be obtained after recasting the wave equation into an eigenvalue system. This method is implemented with very high efficiency and accuracy.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: October 30, 2003
Revised Manuscript: December 10, 2003
Published: December 29, 2003

Wang Zhi, Ren Guobin, Lou Shuqin, Liang Weijun, and Shangping Guo, "Compact supercell method based on opposite parity for Bragg fibers," Opt. Express 11, 3542-3549 (2003)

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