18 April 2006 Optical properties of photonic band gap fibers made of silicate glass
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We report on the fabrication of photonic band gap fiber made of multicomponent glass. This fiber has a hexagonal lattice made of an array of 17 x 17 air capillaries with a lattice constant Λ=6.0 μm and air holes of diameter equal to d=5.7 μm. A hollow core is created by omitting seven central microcapillaries and have diameter of 16 μm. Characterization results show that the fiber can guide the light in the visible range with a central wavelength of 510 nm. The transmission properties for the presented PCFs are measured by using a broadband light source and an optical spectrum analyzer. In the paper we discuss also possible future modifications of the structures and their potential applications.
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Ryszard Buczyński, Ryszard Buczyński, Dariusz Pysz, Dariusz Pysz, Tuomo Ritari, Tuomo Ritari, Przemyslaw Szarniak, Przemyslaw Szarniak, Hanne Ludvigsen, Hanne Ludvigsen, Ryszard Stepien, Ryszard Stepien, } "Optical properties of photonic band gap fibers made of silicate glass", Proc. SPIE 6182, Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices III (i.e. V), 61821Z (18 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.663402; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.663402
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