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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 22 — Nov. 1, 2004
  • pp: 5424–5433

Long wavelength anti-resonant guidance in high index inclusion microstructured fibers

P. Steinvurzel, B. T. Kuhlmey, T. P. White, M.J. Steel, C. Martijn de Sterke, and B. J. Eggleton  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 22, pp. 5424-5433 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.12.005424


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Abstract

Microstructured optical fibers consisting of a low refractive index core surrounded by high index inclusions guide by anti-resonant reflection. Previous experiments considered only wavelengths that are short compared to microstructure dimensions. We experimentally investigate a microstructured fiber with high index inclusions and demonstrate anti-resonant guidance at long wavelengths. We also numerically simulate these structures, including coupling loss, propagation loss, and structural disorder, and compare with the experimental results.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: September 10, 2004
Revised Manuscript: October 20, 2004
Published: November 1, 2004

Citation
P. Steinvurzel, B. Kuhlmey, T. White, M. Steel, C. de Sterke, and B. Eggleton, "Long wavelength anti-resonant guidance in high index inclusion microstructured fibers," Opt. Express 12, 5424-5433 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-22-5424


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