Electrically tunable photonic bandgap guidance in a liquid crystal filled photonic crystal fiber

Magnus W. Haakestad, Thomas Tanggaard Alkeskjold, Martin Dybendal Nielsen, Lara Scolari, Jesper Riishede, H.E. Engan, Anders Overgaard Bjarklev

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Abstract

Tunable bandgap guidance is obtained by filling the holes of a solid core photonic crystal fiber with a nematic liquid crystal and applying an electric field. The response times are measured and found to be in the millisecond range.
Original languageEnglish
JournalPhotonics Technology Letters
Volume17
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)819-821
ISSN1041-1135
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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