Photonic bandgaps in selectively filled photonic crystal fibers

Olga H. Jaworska, Sławomir Ertman

Abstract


Simulations of selectively filled photonic crystal fibers using finite elements method were performed. Different patterns of filling were modeled and compared to an empty and fully filled fiber. Dependence of effective refractive indices of guided modes, phase birefringence and confinement losses on guided wavelength was investigated. A comparison of width of photonic bandgaps in different structures was made.

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