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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 11 — May. 28, 2007
  • pp: 6629–6634

Field and dispersion properties of subwavelength-diameter hollow optical fiber

Chujun Zhao, Zhixiang Tang, Yunxia Ye, Dianyuan Fan, Liejia Qian, Shuangchun Wen, and Guanghui chen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 11, pp. 6629-6634 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.006629


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Abstract

We have investigated the basic properties of subwavelength-diameter hollow optical fiber with exact solutions of Maxwell’s equations. The characteristics of modal field and waveguide dispersion have been studied. It shows that the subwavelength-diameter hollow optical fibers have interesting properties, such as enhanced evanescent field, local enhanced intensity in the hollow core and large waveguide dispersion that are very promising for many miniaturized high performance and novel photonic devices.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: March 19, 2007
Revised Manuscript: May 8, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 9, 2007
Published: May 15, 2007

Citation
Chujun Zhao, Zhixiang Tang, Yunxia Ye, Dianyuan Fan, Liejia Qian, Shuangchun Wen, and Guanghui Chen, "Field and dispersion properties of subwavelength-diameter hollow optical fiber," Opt. Express 15, 6629-6634 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-11-6629


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