Electromagnetic analysis and characterization of photonic crystal fibers with slit-like geometry

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Title: Electromagnetic analysis and characterization of photonic crystal fibers with slit-like geometry
Authors: Pérez Molina, Manuel | Francés, Jorge | Gallego, Sergi | Ortuño, Manuel | Beléndez, Augusto
Research Group/s: Holografía y Procesado Óptico
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Física, Ingeniería de Sistemas y Teoría de la Señal | Universidad de Alicante. Instituto Universitario de Física Aplicada a las Ciencias y las Tecnologías
Keywords: Photonic crystal fibers | Pulse shaping | Spatiotemporal dispersion | Birefringence | Electromagnetic optics
Knowledge Area: Óptica | Física Aplicada
Date Created: Mar-2011
Issue Date: 23-May-2011
Publisher: SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering
Citation: PÉREZ MOLINA, Manuel, et al. "Electromagnetic analysis and characterization of photonic crystal fibers with slit-like geometry". En: Optical Sensors 2011; and Photonic Crystal Fibers V : 20 April 2011, Prague, Czech Republic / edited by Francesco Baldini, Jiri Homola, Robert A. Lieberman, Kyriacos Kalli. Bellingham, Wash. : SPIE, 2011. (Proceedings of SPIE; Vol. 8073). ISBN 978-0-81948-663-9, pp. 80732O-1/14
Abstract: We propose a rigorous electromagnetic analysis for a Photonic Crystal Fiber (PCF) geometry consisting of multiple hollow slits that go across the fiber core along the propagation axis z. The slits are regarded as invariant along the transverse dimension x but exhibit multiple sinusoidal bends in the y-z plane, which prevents the transversal profile being constant along the z axis. To analyze and characterize the electromagnetic behavior of the considered PCF geometry, we use a 2D Finite-Difference Time-Domain (FDTD) scheme assuming an ultrashort incident pulse with a polarization angle of 45 degrees as the excitation source. Our analysis focuses on three key aspects for the ultrashort pulse propagation through the slit array: pulse shaping and delay, spatiotemporal dispersion and birefringence features. Numerical FDTD simulations illustrate the effect of the slit array parameters on the previous magnitudes. Our results demonstrate that the proposed structure provides with a wide and deep control over the pulse propagation and wavefront.
Sponsor: This work was supported by the ”Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación” of Spain under project FIS2008-05856-C02-02 and by the University of Alicante under project GRE09-10.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/17482
ISBN: 978-0-81948-663-9
ISSN: 0277-786X
DOI: 10.1117/12.887074
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: Copyright 2011 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. This paper was published in Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 8073, and is made available as an electronic reprint with permission of SPIE. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.
Peer Review: si
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.887074
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