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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 2 — Jan. 24, 2005
  • pp: 558–563

Visualizing the photonic band gap in hollow core photonic crystal fibers

F. Couny, H. Sabert, P. J. Roberts, D. P. Williams, A. Tomlinson, B. J. Mangan, L. Farr, J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, and P. St. J. Russell  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 558-563 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.000558


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Abstract

The light radiated from the guided mode of a hollow core photonic crystal fiber into free space is measured as a function of angle and wavelength. This enables the direct experimental visualization of the photonic band gap and the identification of localized modes of the core region.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: December 8, 2004
Revised Manuscript: December 28, 2004
Published: January 24, 2005

Citation
Francois Couny, H. Sabert, P. Roberts, D. P. Williams, A. Tomlinson, B. Mangan, L. Farr, J. Knight, T. Birks, and P. St. Russell, "Visualizing the photonic band gap in hollow core photonic crystal fibers," Opt. Express 13, 558-563 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-2-558


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