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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 9 — Apr. 28, 2008
  • pp: 6125–6133

Combined effects of optical and acoustic birefringence on acousto-optic mode coupling in photonic crystal fiber

Sun Do Lim, Hyun Chul Park, In Kag Hwang, and Byoung Yoon Kim  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 9, pp. 6125-6133 (2008)

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We investigate in detail the origin of multiple resonance peaks experimentally observed in an all-fiber acousto-optic tunable filter built with a photonic crystal fiber having slightly deformed air-hole structure and non-circular outer cladding. A model for the acousto-optic mode coupling in the PCF is formulated taking into account both the acoustic and the optical birefringence. All experimental results are in good agreement with numerical calculations.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(230.1040) Optical devices : Acousto-optical devices
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystal Fibers

Original Manuscript: January 28, 2008
Revised Manuscript: April 3, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: April 6, 2008
Published: April 16, 2008

Sun Do Lim, Hyun Chul Park, In Kag Hwang, and Byoung Yoon Kim, "Combined effects of optical and acoustic birefringence on acousto-optic mode coupling in photonic crystal fiber," Opt. Express 16, 6125-6133 (2008)

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