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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 2005
  • pp: 3281–3283

Directional coupling in twin-core photonic bandgap fibers

J. Lægsgaard  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 24, pp. 3281-3283 (2005)

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The frequency dependence of the coupling length in a twin-core photonic bandgap fiber is investigated numerically. In contrast to the case of index-guiding fibers, the coupling length exhibits a maximum if the cores are sufficiently well separated. The fiber design proposed is of interest for fabricating broadband tunable couplers.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

J. Lægsgaard, "Directional coupling in twin-core photonic bandgap fibers," Opt. Lett. 30, 3281-3283 (2005)

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