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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 20 — Oct. 1, 2007
  • pp: 13221–13226

Novel optical properties of six-fold symmetric photonic quasicrystal fibers

Soan Kim, Chul-Sik Kee, and Jongmin Lee  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 20, pp. 13221-13226 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.013221


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Abstract

We have investigated optical properties of an optical fiber having a six-fold symmetric quasiperiodic array of air holes in cladding, a six-fold symmetric photonic quasicrystal fiber. The photonic quasicrystal fiber exhibits larger cutoff ratio for endlessly single mode operation than that of a triangular photonic crystal fiber having six-fold symmetry and almost zero ultra-flattened chromatic dispersion, 0±0.05 ps/km/nm, in the range of wavelength from 1490 to 1680 nm. The dispersion value is much less than those of the proposed dispersion flattened PCFs.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystal Fibers

History
Original Manuscript: August 8, 2007
Revised Manuscript: September 18, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 24, 2007
Published: September 27, 2007

Citation
Soan Kim, Chul-Sik Kee, and Jongmin Lee, "Novel optical properties of six-fold symmetric photonic quasicrystal fibers," Opt. Express 15, 13221-13226 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-20-13221


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