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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 5 — Mar. 2, 2009
  • pp: 3016–3024

Chirped multilayer hollow waveguides with broadband transmission

A. Husakou and J. Herrmann  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 5, pp. 3016-3024 (2009)

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We show that a genetic algorithm can be used to optimize the layer thicknesses of a hollow waveguide with a multilayer dielectric cladding. It is shown that in such “chirped” hollow waveguide low loss over a wavelength range with more than one octave width can be achieved. We show that dispersion control is possible in such waveguides.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: August 14, 2008
Revised Manuscript: January 29, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 8, 2009
Published: February 13, 2009

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