Light propagation in a photonic crystal fiber infiltrated with mesogenic azobenzene dyes




In this paper, light propagation in an isotropic photonic crystal fiber as well in a silica-glass microcapillary infiltrated with a mesogenic azobenzene dye has been investigated. It appeared that light spectrum guided inside the photonic crystal fiber infiltrated with the investigated azobenzene dye depends on the illuminating wavelength of the absorption band and on linear polarization. Also, alignment of the mesogenic azobenzene dye molecules inside silica glass microcapillaries and photonic crystal fibers has been investigated. Results obtained may lead to a new design of optically tunable photonic devices.

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D. Budaszewski and T. R. Woliński, “Light propagation in a photonic crystal fiber infiltrated with mesogenic azobenzene dyes”, Photonics Lett. Pol., vol. 9, no. 2, pp. pp. 51–53, Jul. 2017.