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Loss analysis of air-core photonic crystal fibers

Xu, Yong and Yariv, Amnon (2003) Loss analysis of air-core photonic crystal fibers. Optics Letters, 28 (20). pp. 1885-1887. ISSN 0146-9592. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:XUYol03a

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Abstract

By using a multipole moment approach, we analyze the loss of an air-core photonic crystal fiber and demonstrate that it is possible reduce the transmission loss that is due to photon radiation leakage through the photonic crystal cladding to a level below 0.01 dB/km, with eight rings of air holes. An analogy is drawn between air-core photonic crystal fiber modes and Bragg fiber modes. The influence of material absorption in the silica glass is discussed.


Item Type:Article
Additional Information:© 2003 Optical Society of America Received April 7, 2003
Subject Keywords:Fiber design and fabrication; Bragg reflectors
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Deposited On:03 May 2006
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