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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 6 — Mar. 21, 2005
  • pp: 1978–1984

Long wavelength behavior of the fundamental mode in microstructured optical fibers

S. Wilcox, L. C. Botten, C. Martijn de Sterke, B. T. Kuhlmey, R. C. McPhedran, D. P. Fussell, and S. Tomljenovic-Hanic  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp. 1978-1984 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.001978


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Abstract

Using a novel computational method, the fundamental mode in index-guided microstructured optical fibers with genuinely infinite cladding is studied. It is shown that this mode has no cut-off, although its area grows rapidly when the wavelength crosses a transition region. The results are compared with those for w-fibers, for which qualitatively similar results are obtained.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: February 3, 2005
Revised Manuscript: March 6, 2005
Published: March 21, 2005

Citation
S. Wilcox, L. Botten, C. de Sterke, B. Kuhlmey, R. McPhedran, D. Fussell, and S. Tomljenovic-Hanic, "Long wavelength behavior of the fundamental mode in microstructured optical fibers," Opt. Express 13, 1978-1984 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-6-1978


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