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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 16 — Aug. 8, 2005
  • pp: 6039–6050

New defect design in index guiding holey fiber for uniform birefringence and negative flat dispersion over a wide spectral range

Soan Kim, U. C. Paek, and Kyunghwan Oh  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 16, pp. 6039-6050 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.006039


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Abstract

A novel silica index guiding holey fiber (IGHF) design is proposed utilizing a new defect structure that is composed of an elliptic high index ring structure and an elliptic air-hole at the center with triangular lattice structure. The proposed IGHF showed unique modal properties such as uniform and high birefringence over a wide spectral range and single polarization single mode (SPSM) guidance along with a flat negative chromatic dispersion. Optical waveguide properties were numerically analyzed using the plane wave expansion method in terms of mode intensity distribution, modal birefringence, chromatic dispersion for the new defect structural parameters.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2420) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, polarization-maintaining
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices

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History
Original Manuscript: June 14, 2005
Revised Manuscript: July 21, 2005
Published: August 8, 2005

Citation
Soan Kim, U. Paek, and Kyunghwan Oh, "New defect design in index guiding holey fiber for uniform birefringence and negative flat dispersion over a wide spectral range," Opt. Express 13, 6039-6050 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-16-6039


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