Highly Nonlinear Bending-Insensitive Birefringent Photonic Crystal Fibres

Ademgil, Huseyin and Haxha, Shyqyri and AbdelMalek, Fathi (2010) Highly Nonlinear Bending-Insensitive Birefringent Photonic Crystal Fibres. Engineering, 2 . pp. 608-616. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

The full text of this publication is not available from this repository. (Contact us about this Publication)
Official URL
http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/eng.2010.28078

Abstract

Highly nonlinear birefringent Photonic Crystal Fibre (PCF) that exhibits low losses and small effective mode area across a wide wavelength range has been presented. The effects of angular orientation on bending losses of the proposed PCFs have been thoroughly investigated by employing a full vectorial finite element method(FEM). It has been demonstrated that it is possible to design a bending-insensitive nonlinear PCF with a birefringence in the order of 10-2 and a nonlinear coefficient of 49 W-1km-1 at the wavelength of 1.55 μm. Also,significant improvements on key propagation characteristics of the proposed PCFs have been demonstrated by carefully altering the desired air hole diameters and the hole-to-hole spacing. It is demonstrated that two zero dispersion wavelengths can be achieved by the proposed design.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Nonlinear coefficient, Effective mode area, Confinement loss, Birefringence
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: 13 Sep 2010 11:09
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2014 12:53
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/25501 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
  • Depositors only (login required):