Abstract

Guided-wave propagation of sub-ps terahertz (THz) pulses in a highly birefringent plastic photonic crystal fiber was studied by using a THz time domain spectroscopy technique. The plastic photonic crystal fiber was fabricated by using high density polyethylene tubes and solid filaments. The fabricated THz plastic photonic crystal fibers exhibit an extremely large birefringence of ~2.1×10-2, which is almost one order of magnitude larger than that of previously reported photonic crystal fibers.

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2005 (1)

T. Jeon, J. Zhang, and D. Grischkowsky, “THz Sommerfeld wave propagation on single metal wire,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 161904 (2005).
[Crossref]

2004 (3)

M. Goto, A. Quema, H. Takahashi, S. Ono, and N. Sarukura, “Teflon photonic crystal fiber as terahertz waveguide,” Jpn. J. Appl. Lett. 43, L317–L319 (2004).
[Crossref]

K. Wang and M. Mittleman, “Metal wires for terahertz wave guiding,” Nature 432, 376–379 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

T. Ritari, H. Ludvigsen, M. Wegmuller, M. Legre, N. Gisin, J. R. Folkenberg, and M. D. Nielsen, “Experimental study of polarization properties of highly birefringent photonic crystal fibers,” Opt. Express,  12, 5931–5939 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2003 (2)

J. C. Knight , “Photonic crystal fibers,” Nature 424, 847–851 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

C. M. Smith, N. Benkataraman, M. T. Gallagher, D. Muller, J. A. West, N. F. Borrelli, C. Allan, and K. W. Koch, “Low-loss hollow-core silica/air photonic bandgap fibre,” Nature 424, 657–659 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2002 (2)

B. Temelkuran, S. D. Hart, G. Benoit, J. D. Joanonopoulos, and Y. Fink, “Wavelength-scalable hollow optical fibres with large photonic bandgaps for CO2 laser transmission,” Nature 420, 650–653 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

H. Han, H. Park, M. Cho, and J. Kim, “THz pulse propagation in plastic photonic crystal fiber,”Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 2634–2636 (2002).
[Crossref]

2001 (3)

2000 (5)

G. Gallot, S. P. Jamison, R. W. McGowan, and D. Grischkowsky, “Terahertz waveguides,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B. 17, 851–863 (2000).
[Crossref]

R. Mendis and D. Grischkowsky, “Plastic ribbon THz waveguides,” J. Appl. Phys. 88, 4449–4451 (2000).
[Crossref]

S. P. Jamison, R. W. McCowan, and D. Grischkowsky, “Single-mode waveguide propagation and reshaping of sub-ps terahertz pulses in sapphire fiber,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 76, 1987–1989 (2000).
[Crossref]

M. Ibanescu, Y. Fink, S. Fan, E. L. Thomas, and J. D. Joannopolous, “An all-dielectric coaxial waveguide,” Science 289, 415–418 (2000).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

T. M. Moro, D. J. Richardson, N. G. R. Broaderick, and P. J. Bennett, “Modeling large air fraction holey optical fibers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 18, 50–56 (2000).
[Crossref]

1999 (2)

A. Ferrando, E. Silvestre, J. J. Miret, and P. Andres, “Full-vector analysis of a realistic photonic crystal fiber,” Optl. Lett. 24, 276–278 (1999).
[Crossref]

R. F. Cregan, B. J. Mangan, J. C. Knight, T. A Birks, P. St. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and D. C. Allan, “Single-mode photonic band gap guidance of light in air,” Science 285, 1537–1539 (1999).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

1998 (2)

D. Mogilevtsev, T. A Birks, and P. St. J. Russell, “Group-velocity dispersion in photonic crystal fibers,” Opt. Lett. 23, 1662–1664 (1998).
[Crossref]

J. C. Knight, T. A Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. de Sandro, “Large mode area photonic crystal fibre,” Electron. Lett. 34, 1347–1348 (1998).
[Crossref]

1997 (1)

1996 (1)

1989 (1)

K. Tajima and Y. Sasaki, “Transmission loss of a 125 µm diameter PANDA fiber with circular stress-applying parts,” J. Lightwave Technol. 18, 674–679 (1989).
[Crossref]

1971 (1)

G. W. Chantry, J. W. Fleming, and P. M. Smith, “Far infrared and millimeter-wave absorption spectra of low-loss polymers,” Chem. Phys. Lett. 10, 473–477 (1971).
[Crossref]

Agrawal, G. P.

G. P. Agrawal, Fiber-Optic Communications Systems (Wiley, 1997).

Allan, C.

C. M. Smith, N. Benkataraman, M. T. Gallagher, D. Muller, J. A. West, N. F. Borrelli, C. Allan, and K. W. Koch, “Low-loss hollow-core silica/air photonic bandgap fibre,” Nature 424, 657–659 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Allan, D. C.

R. F. Cregan, B. J. Mangan, J. C. Knight, T. A Birks, P. St. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and D. C. Allan, “Single-mode photonic band gap guidance of light in air,” Science 285, 1537–1539 (1999).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Andres, P.

A. Ferrando, E. Silvestre, J. J. Miret, and P. Andres, “Full-vector analysis of a realistic photonic crystal fiber,” Optl. Lett. 24, 276–278 (1999).
[Crossref]

Atkin, D. M.

Benkataraman, N.

C. M. Smith, N. Benkataraman, M. T. Gallagher, D. Muller, J. A. West, N. F. Borrelli, C. Allan, and K. W. Koch, “Low-loss hollow-core silica/air photonic bandgap fibre,” Nature 424, 657–659 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Bennett, P. J.

Benoit, G.

B. Temelkuran, S. D. Hart, G. Benoit, J. D. Joanonopoulos, and Y. Fink, “Wavelength-scalable hollow optical fibres with large photonic bandgaps for CO2 laser transmission,” Nature 420, 650–653 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Birks, T. A

R. F. Cregan, B. J. Mangan, J. C. Knight, T. A Birks, P. St. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and D. C. Allan, “Single-mode photonic band gap guidance of light in air,” Science 285, 1537–1539 (1999).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

D. Mogilevtsev, T. A Birks, and P. St. J. Russell, “Group-velocity dispersion in photonic crystal fibers,” Opt. Lett. 23, 1662–1664 (1998).
[Crossref]

J. C. Knight, T. A Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. de Sandro, “Large mode area photonic crystal fibre,” Electron. Lett. 34, 1347–1348 (1998).
[Crossref]

T. A Birks, J. C. Knight, and P. St. J. Russell, “Endless single-mode photonic crystal fiber,” Opt. Lett. 22, 961–963 (1997).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Birks, T. A.

Bjarklev, A.

T. P. Hansen, J. Broeng, S. E. B. Libori, E. Knudsen, A. Bjarklev, J. R. Jensen, and H Simonsen, “Highly birefringent index-guiding photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE Photonic. Technol. Lett. 13, 588–590 (2001).
[Crossref]

Borrelli, N. F.

C. M. Smith, N. Benkataraman, M. T. Gallagher, D. Muller, J. A. West, N. F. Borrelli, C. Allan, and K. W. Koch, “Low-loss hollow-core silica/air photonic bandgap fibre,” Nature 424, 657–659 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Botten, L. C.

Broaderick, N. G. R.

Broeng, J.

T. P. Hansen, J. Broeng, S. E. B. Libori, E. Knudsen, A. Bjarklev, J. R. Jensen, and H Simonsen, “Highly birefringent index-guiding photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE Photonic. Technol. Lett. 13, 588–590 (2001).
[Crossref]

Chantry, G. W.

G. W. Chantry, J. W. Fleming, and P. M. Smith, “Far infrared and millimeter-wave absorption spectra of low-loss polymers,” Chem. Phys. Lett. 10, 473–477 (1971).
[Crossref]

Cho, M.

H. Han, H. Park, M. Cho, and J. Kim, “THz pulse propagation in plastic photonic crystal fiber,”Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 2634–2636 (2002).
[Crossref]

Cregan, R. F.

R. F. Cregan, B. J. Mangan, J. C. Knight, T. A Birks, P. St. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and D. C. Allan, “Single-mode photonic band gap guidance of light in air,” Science 285, 1537–1539 (1999).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. C. Knight, T. A Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. de Sandro, “Large mode area photonic crystal fibre,” Electron. Lett. 34, 1347–1348 (1998).
[Crossref]

de Sandro, J.-P.

J. C. Knight, T. A Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. de Sandro, “Large mode area photonic crystal fibre,” Electron. Lett. 34, 1347–1348 (1998).
[Crossref]

de Sterke,

Fan, S.

M. Ibanescu, Y. Fink, S. Fan, E. L. Thomas, and J. D. Joannopolous, “An all-dielectric coaxial waveguide,” Science 289, 415–418 (2000).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Ferrando, A.

A. Ferrando, E. Silvestre, J. J. Miret, and P. Andres, “Full-vector analysis of a realistic photonic crystal fiber,” Optl. Lett. 24, 276–278 (1999).
[Crossref]

Fink, Y.

B. Temelkuran, S. D. Hart, G. Benoit, J. D. Joanonopoulos, and Y. Fink, “Wavelength-scalable hollow optical fibres with large photonic bandgaps for CO2 laser transmission,” Nature 420, 650–653 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

M. Ibanescu, Y. Fink, S. Fan, E. L. Thomas, and J. D. Joannopolous, “An all-dielectric coaxial waveguide,” Science 289, 415–418 (2000).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Fleming, J. W.

G. W. Chantry, J. W. Fleming, and P. M. Smith, “Far infrared and millimeter-wave absorption spectra of low-loss polymers,” Chem. Phys. Lett. 10, 473–477 (1971).
[Crossref]

Folkenberg, J. R.

Gallagher, M. T.

C. M. Smith, N. Benkataraman, M. T. Gallagher, D. Muller, J. A. West, N. F. Borrelli, C. Allan, and K. W. Koch, “Low-loss hollow-core silica/air photonic bandgap fibre,” Nature 424, 657–659 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Gallot, G.

G. Gallot, S. P. Jamison, R. W. McGowan, and D. Grischkowsky, “Terahertz waveguides,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B. 17, 851–863 (2000).
[Crossref]

Gisin, N.

Goto, M.

M. Goto, A. Quema, H. Takahashi, S. Ono, and N. Sarukura, “Teflon photonic crystal fiber as terahertz waveguide,” Jpn. J. Appl. Lett. 43, L317–L319 (2004).
[Crossref]

Grischkowsky, D.

T. Jeon, J. Zhang, and D. Grischkowsky, “THz Sommerfeld wave propagation on single metal wire,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 161904 (2005).
[Crossref]

R. Mendis and D. Grischkowsky, “Plastic ribbon THz waveguides,” J. Appl. Phys. 88, 4449–4451 (2000).
[Crossref]

S. P. Jamison, R. W. McCowan, and D. Grischkowsky, “Single-mode waveguide propagation and reshaping of sub-ps terahertz pulses in sapphire fiber,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 76, 1987–1989 (2000).
[Crossref]

G. Gallot, S. P. Jamison, R. W. McGowan, and D. Grischkowsky, “Terahertz waveguides,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B. 17, 851–863 (2000).
[Crossref]

Han, H.

H. Han, H. Park, M. Cho, and J. Kim, “THz pulse propagation in plastic photonic crystal fiber,”Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 2634–2636 (2002).
[Crossref]

H. Han, “Plastic photonic crystal fiber for terahertz wave transmission and method for manufacturing thereof,” US Patent 7106933 (2006).

Hansen, T. P.

T. P. Hansen, J. Broeng, S. E. B. Libori, E. Knudsen, A. Bjarklev, J. R. Jensen, and H Simonsen, “Highly birefringent index-guiding photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE Photonic. Technol. Lett. 13, 588–590 (2001).
[Crossref]

Hart, S. D.

B. Temelkuran, S. D. Hart, G. Benoit, J. D. Joanonopoulos, and Y. Fink, “Wavelength-scalable hollow optical fibres with large photonic bandgaps for CO2 laser transmission,” Nature 420, 650–653 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Ibanescu, M.

M. Ibanescu, Y. Fink, S. Fan, E. L. Thomas, and J. D. Joannopolous, “An all-dielectric coaxial waveguide,” Science 289, 415–418 (2000).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Jamison, S. P.

G. Gallot, S. P. Jamison, R. W. McGowan, and D. Grischkowsky, “Terahertz waveguides,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B. 17, 851–863 (2000).
[Crossref]

S. P. Jamison, R. W. McCowan, and D. Grischkowsky, “Single-mode waveguide propagation and reshaping of sub-ps terahertz pulses in sapphire fiber,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 76, 1987–1989 (2000).
[Crossref]

Jensen, J. R.

T. P. Hansen, J. Broeng, S. E. B. Libori, E. Knudsen, A. Bjarklev, J. R. Jensen, and H Simonsen, “Highly birefringent index-guiding photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE Photonic. Technol. Lett. 13, 588–590 (2001).
[Crossref]

Jeon, T.

T. Jeon, J. Zhang, and D. Grischkowsky, “THz Sommerfeld wave propagation on single metal wire,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 161904 (2005).
[Crossref]

Joannopolous, J. D.

M. Ibanescu, Y. Fink, S. Fan, E. L. Thomas, and J. D. Joannopolous, “An all-dielectric coaxial waveguide,” Science 289, 415–418 (2000).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Joanonopoulos, J. D.

B. Temelkuran, S. D. Hart, G. Benoit, J. D. Joanonopoulos, and Y. Fink, “Wavelength-scalable hollow optical fibres with large photonic bandgaps for CO2 laser transmission,” Nature 420, 650–653 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Kawanishi, S.

Kim, J.

H. Han, H. Park, M. Cho, and J. Kim, “THz pulse propagation in plastic photonic crystal fiber,”Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 2634–2636 (2002).
[Crossref]

Knight, J. C.

J. C. Knight , “Photonic crystal fibers,” Nature 424, 847–851 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

R. F. Cregan, B. J. Mangan, J. C. Knight, T. A Birks, P. St. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and D. C. Allan, “Single-mode photonic band gap guidance of light in air,” Science 285, 1537–1539 (1999).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. C. Knight, T. A Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. de Sandro, “Large mode area photonic crystal fibre,” Electron. Lett. 34, 1347–1348 (1998).
[Crossref]

T. A Birks, J. C. Knight, and P. St. J. Russell, “Endless single-mode photonic crystal fiber,” Opt. Lett. 22, 961–963 (1997).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, P. St. J. Russell, and D. M. Atkin, “All-silica single-mode optical fiber with photonic crystal cladding,” Opt. Lett. 21, 1547–1549 (1996).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Knudsen, E.

T. P. Hansen, J. Broeng, S. E. B. Libori, E. Knudsen, A. Bjarklev, J. R. Jensen, and H Simonsen, “Highly birefringent index-guiding photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE Photonic. Technol. Lett. 13, 588–590 (2001).
[Crossref]

Koch, K. W.

C. M. Smith, N. Benkataraman, M. T. Gallagher, D. Muller, J. A. West, N. F. Borrelli, C. Allan, and K. W. Koch, “Low-loss hollow-core silica/air photonic bandgap fibre,” Nature 424, 657–659 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Kubota, H.

Legre, M.

Libori, S. E. B.

T. P. Hansen, J. Broeng, S. E. B. Libori, E. Knudsen, A. Bjarklev, J. R. Jensen, and H Simonsen, “Highly birefringent index-guiding photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE Photonic. Technol. Lett. 13, 588–590 (2001).
[Crossref]

Ludvigsen, H.

Mangan, B. J.

R. F. Cregan, B. J. Mangan, J. C. Knight, T. A Birks, P. St. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and D. C. Allan, “Single-mode photonic band gap guidance of light in air,” Science 285, 1537–1539 (1999).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Martijn, C.

McCowan, R. W.

S. P. Jamison, R. W. McCowan, and D. Grischkowsky, “Single-mode waveguide propagation and reshaping of sub-ps terahertz pulses in sapphire fiber,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 76, 1987–1989 (2000).
[Crossref]

McGowan, R. W.

G. Gallot, S. P. Jamison, R. W. McGowan, and D. Grischkowsky, “Terahertz waveguides,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B. 17, 851–863 (2000).
[Crossref]

McPhedran, R. C.

Mendis, R.

R. Mendis and D. Grischkowsky, “Plastic ribbon THz waveguides,” J. Appl. Phys. 88, 4449–4451 (2000).
[Crossref]

Miret, J. J.

A. Ferrando, E. Silvestre, J. J. Miret, and P. Andres, “Full-vector analysis of a realistic photonic crystal fiber,” Optl. Lett. 24, 276–278 (1999).
[Crossref]

Mittleman, M.

K. Wang and M. Mittleman, “Metal wires for terahertz wave guiding,” Nature 432, 376–379 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Mogilevtsev, D.

Moro, T. M.

Muller, D.

C. M. Smith, N. Benkataraman, M. T. Gallagher, D. Muller, J. A. West, N. F. Borrelli, C. Allan, and K. W. Koch, “Low-loss hollow-core silica/air photonic bandgap fibre,” Nature 424, 657–659 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Nielsen, M. D.

Ono, S.

M. Goto, A. Quema, H. Takahashi, S. Ono, and N. Sarukura, “Teflon photonic crystal fiber as terahertz waveguide,” Jpn. J. Appl. Lett. 43, L317–L319 (2004).
[Crossref]

Park, H.

H. Han, H. Park, M. Cho, and J. Kim, “THz pulse propagation in plastic photonic crystal fiber,”Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 2634–2636 (2002).
[Crossref]

Quema, A.

M. Goto, A. Quema, H. Takahashi, S. Ono, and N. Sarukura, “Teflon photonic crystal fiber as terahertz waveguide,” Jpn. J. Appl. Lett. 43, L317–L319 (2004).
[Crossref]

Richardson, D. J.

Ritari, T.

Roberts, P. J.

R. F. Cregan, B. J. Mangan, J. C. Knight, T. A Birks, P. St. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and D. C. Allan, “Single-mode photonic band gap guidance of light in air,” Science 285, 1537–1539 (1999).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Russell, P. St. J.

R. F. Cregan, B. J. Mangan, J. C. Knight, T. A Birks, P. St. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and D. C. Allan, “Single-mode photonic band gap guidance of light in air,” Science 285, 1537–1539 (1999).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

D. Mogilevtsev, T. A Birks, and P. St. J. Russell, “Group-velocity dispersion in photonic crystal fibers,” Opt. Lett. 23, 1662–1664 (1998).
[Crossref]

J. C. Knight, T. A Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. de Sandro, “Large mode area photonic crystal fibre,” Electron. Lett. 34, 1347–1348 (1998).
[Crossref]

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[Crossref] [PubMed]

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Figures (6)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Optical micrograph of a birefringent plastic photonic crystal fiber.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Calculated field distribution of two guided modes with different polarizations at (a) 0.3, (b) 1.0, (c) 2.0 THz.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Measured (dots) and calculated (solid line) THz pulses after propagating through a 2 cm-long PM PPCF. (a) x-polarization, (b) y-polarization.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

Amplitude spectra of measured (dots) and calculated (solid line) pulses with (a) x-polarization and (b) y-polarization after propagating through a 2 cm-long PM PPCF. The dotted and dashed lines show the input pulse spectrum and |C|2, respectively.

Fig. 5.
Fig. 5.

Effective indices of x-polarization (dots) and y-polarization (triangles) modes. The solid lines show the calculated results.

Fig. 6.
Fig. 6.

Measured (dots) and calculated (solid line) birefringence.

Equations (2)

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E out ( ω ) = E in ( ω ) T ( ω ) C 2 ( ω ) exp [ i ( β β 0 ) z α z 2 ]
C ( ω ) = E in ( ω ) E m ( ω ) dx dy

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