18 October 2006 Tapered photonic crystal fibers
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Abstract
Tapered photonic crystal fibers (PCFs), similar to tapered conventional fibers, can be either adiabatic of nonadiabatic. Here, we examine the adiabaticity of the PCF taper and obtain three-dimensional plots showing the evolution of power flow inside the tapered PCF. Also, we analyze different taper shapes, such as the linear taper, raised-cosine taper, and the modified exponential taper. Other factors, such as the taper length and the number of air hole rings are also investigated.
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M. R. Albandakji, M. R. Albandakji, A. Safaai-Jazi, A. Safaai-Jazi, R. H. Stolen, R. H. Stolen, } "Tapered photonic crystal fibers", Proc. SPIE 6369, Photonic Crystals and Photonic Crystal Fibers for Sensing Applications II, 636902 (18 October 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.686160; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.686160
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