Highly Nonlinear Birefringent Photonic Crystal Fiber

Ademgil, Huseyin and Haxha, Shyqyri (2009) Highly Nonlinear Birefringent Photonic Crystal Fiber. Optics Communications, 282 . pp. 2831-2835. ISSN 0030-4018. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

We propose an index guiding highly nonlinear birefringent photonic crystal fiber (PCF). Usiing a full vectorial finite element method (FEM), we investigate the key propagation characteristics of the proposed design. We demonstrate that it is possible to design a simple PCF structure configuration with a birefringence in the order of 10-2 and a nonlinear coefficient of 49 W-1 km-1 at the wavelength of 1.55 microns. It is demonstrated that two zero dispersion wavelengths can be achieved by the proposed design. Bending analysis and fabrication issues are also discussed thoroughly.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunications > TK5103.59 Optical communications, Fibre-optics
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Broadband & Wireless Communications
Depositing User: J. Harries
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2010 14:23
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 10:35
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24277 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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