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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 25 — Dec. 12, 2005
  • pp: 10349–10359

Efficient finite difference analysis of microstructured optical fibers

P. Kowalczyk, M. Wiktor, and M. Mrozowski  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 25, pp. 10349-10359 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.010349


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Abstract

A new technique of numerical analysis of microstructured optical fibers is presented. The technique combines a standard 2D finite difference equations with the discrete function expansion. By doing this one gets a matrix eigenvalue problem of a smaller size and a simple formulation of radiation boundary condition. The new algorithm was tested for the microstructures of different types and excellent agreement of the obtained results with other methods was achieved.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties

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P. Kowalczyk, M. Wiktor, and M. Mrozowski, "Efficient finite difference analysis of microstructured optical fibers," Opt. Express 13, 10349-10359 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-25-10349


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