Photonic bandgap fibers: theory and experiments

Anders Overgaard Bjarklev, Jes Broeng, Stig E. Barkou Libori

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Abstract

We will in this presentation address, show how the fiber cladding structure influences the resulting waveguiding properties. The core may be introduced by breaking the periodicity of the air holes at the center of the fiber. It has been demonstrated experimentally that this makes it possible to localize modes in the core region by the photonic band gap (PBG) effect. The photonic crystal fibers (PCFs) were first proposed for a high-index-core region, surrounded by a periodic dielectric structure consisting of a matrix of microscopic holes placed in a silica-glass-base material.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLasers and Electro-Optics Society 2000
Volume1
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2000
Pages336-337
ISBN (Print)0-7803-5947-X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Event13th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society - Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
Duration: 13 Nov 200016 Nov 2000
Conference number: 13
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Conference

Conference13th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society
Number13
Country/TerritoryPuerto Rico
CityRio Grande
Period13/11/200016/11/2000
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