Comparative Study of Fundamental Properties of Honey Comb Photonic Crystal Fiber at 1.55μm Wavelength

S. S. Mishra, Vinod Kumar Singh

Abstract


Fundamental properties such as mode field distribution, real effective refractive index, imaginary effective refractive index, confinement loss of two new kinds of honeycomb photonic crystal fibers are successfully studied by using Full-Vectorial Finite element method (FV-FEM). Low confinement loss 0.1 -10-4dB/km is achieved at wavelength 1.55µm in hollow core honey comb PCF by removing 6-air holes in cladding region with air hole diameter 1.38µm in cladding region, pitch 2.3µm and air core diameter 0.2µm.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S2179-10742011000200005

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