Abstract

We report the first long, uniform, optical fibers in which visible light is guided in a single mode by metallic reflection. We describe the fabrication, experiment and characterization of these metallic optical fibers and compare them with theoretical calculations.

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2007 (4)

2006 (2)

B. T. Kuhlmey, K. Pathmanandavel, and R. C. McPhedran, "Multipole analysis of photonic crystal fibers with coated inclusions," Opt. Express 14, 10851-10864 (2006).
[CrossRef]

J. A. Sazio Pier, A. Amezcua-Correa, C. E Finlayson, J. R. Hayes, and T. J. Scheidemante, "Microstructured Optical Fibers as High-Pressure Microfluidic Reactors," Science 311, 1583-1586 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2003 (1)

J. C. Knight, "Photonic crystal fibers," Nature 424, 847-851 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2002 (4)

F. Benabid, J. C. Knight, G. Antonopoulos, and P. S. J. Russell, "Stimulated Raman scattering in hydrogen-filled hollow-core photonic crystal fibers," Science 298, 399-402 (2002).
[CrossRef]

B. T. Kuhlmey, T. P. White, G. Renversez, D. Maystre, L. C. Botten, C. M. d. Sterke, and R. C. McPhedran, "Multipole method for microstructured optical fibers. II. Implementation and results," J. Opt. Soc. Am B 19, 2331-2340 (2002).
[CrossRef]

M. Fokine, L. Nilsson, E. Claesson, A. D. Berlemont, L. Kjellberg, L. Krummenacher, and W. Margulis. "Integrated fiber Mach-Zehnder interferometer for electro-optic switching," Opt. Lett. 27, 1643-1645 (2002).
[CrossRef]

T. P. White, B. T. Kuhlmey, R. C. McPhedran, D. Maystre, G. Renversez, C. M. d. Sterke, and L. C Botten, "Multipole method for microstructured optical fibers. I. Formulation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2322-2330 (2002).
[CrossRef]

2001 (1)

C. Kerbage, A. Hale, A. Yablon, R. S. Windeler, and B. J. Eggleton. "Integrated all-fiber variable attenuator based on hybrid microstructure fiber," Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 3191-3193 (2001).
[CrossRef]

1997 (1)

1996 (1)

I. W. Donald and B. L. Metcalfe. "The preparation, properties and applications of some glass-coated metal filaments prepared by the Taylor-wire process," J. Mater. Sci. 31, 1139-1149 (1996).
[CrossRef]

1987 (1)

I. W. Donald, "Review. Production, properties and applications of microwire and related products," J. Mater. Sci. 22, 2661-2679 (1987).
[CrossRef]

1974 (1)

C. A. Pfeiffer and E. N. Economou, "Surface polaritons in a circularly cylindrical interface: Surface plasmons," Phy. Rev. B 10, 3038-3051 (1974).
[CrossRef]

1972 (1)

P. B. Johnson and R. W. Christy, "Optical constants of the noble metals," Phy. Rev. B 6,4370-4378 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Amezcua-Correa, A

A Amezcua-Correa, J Yang, and C. E. Finlayson. "Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering using Microstructured Optical Fiber Substrates," Adv. Funct. Mater. 17, 2024-2030 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Amezcua-Correa, A.

J. A. Sazio Pier, A. Amezcua-Correa, C. E Finlayson, J. R. Hayes, and T. J. Scheidemante, "Microstructured Optical Fibers as High-Pressure Microfluidic Reactors," Science 311, 1583-1586 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Antonopoulos, G.

F. Benabid, J. C. Knight, G. Antonopoulos, and P. S. J. Russell, "Stimulated Raman scattering in hydrogen-filled hollow-core photonic crystal fibers," Science 298, 399-402 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Benabid, F.

F. Benabid, J. C. Knight, G. Antonopoulos, and P. S. J. Russell, "Stimulated Raman scattering in hydrogen-filled hollow-core photonic crystal fibers," Science 298, 399-402 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Berlemont, A. D.

Botten, L. C.

B. T. Kuhlmey, T. P. White, G. Renversez, D. Maystre, L. C. Botten, C. M. d. Sterke, and R. C. McPhedran, "Multipole method for microstructured optical fibers. II. Implementation and results," J. Opt. Soc. Am B 19, 2331-2340 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Christy, R. W.

P. B. Johnson and R. W. Christy, "Optical constants of the noble metals," Phy. Rev. B 6,4370-4378 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Claesson, E.

Cox, F. M.

Donald, I. W.

I. W. Donald and B. L. Metcalfe. "The preparation, properties and applications of some glass-coated metal filaments prepared by the Taylor-wire process," J. Mater. Sci. 31, 1139-1149 (1996).
[CrossRef]

I. W. Donald, "Review. Production, properties and applications of microwire and related products," J. Mater. Sci. 22, 2661-2679 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Economou, E. N.

C. A. Pfeiffer and E. N. Economou, "Surface polaritons in a circularly cylindrical interface: Surface plasmons," Phy. Rev. B 10, 3038-3051 (1974).
[CrossRef]

Eggleton, B. J.

C. Kerbage, A. Hale, A. Yablon, R. S. Windeler, and B. J. Eggleton. "Integrated all-fiber variable attenuator based on hybrid microstructure fiber," Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 3191-3193 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Fassi Fehri, M.

Finlayson, C. E

J. A. Sazio Pier, A. Amezcua-Correa, C. E Finlayson, J. R. Hayes, and T. J. Scheidemante, "Microstructured Optical Fibers as High-Pressure Microfluidic Reactors," Science 311, 1583-1586 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Finlayson, C. E.

A Amezcua-Correa, J Yang, and C. E. Finlayson. "Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering using Microstructured Optical Fiber Substrates," Adv. Funct. Mater. 17, 2024-2030 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Fokine, M.

Gauvreau, B.

Hale, A.

C. Kerbage, A. Hale, A. Yablon, R. S. Windeler, and B. J. Eggleton. "Integrated all-fiber variable attenuator based on hybrid microstructure fiber," Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 3191-3193 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Hassani, A.

Hayes, J. R.

J. A. Sazio Pier, A. Amezcua-Correa, C. E Finlayson, J. R. Hayes, and T. J. Scheidemante, "Microstructured Optical Fibers as High-Pressure Microfluidic Reactors," Science 311, 1583-1586 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Johnson, P. B.

P. B. Johnson and R. W. Christy, "Optical constants of the noble metals," Phy. Rev. B 6,4370-4378 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Kabashin, A.

Kakarantzas, G.

Kerbage, C.

C. Kerbage, A. Hale, A. Yablon, R. S. Windeler, and B. J. Eggleton. "Integrated all-fiber variable attenuator based on hybrid microstructure fiber," Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 3191-3193 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Kjellberg, L.

Knight, J. C.

J. C. Knight, "Photonic crystal fibers," Nature 424, 847-851 (2003).
[CrossRef]

F. Benabid, J. C. Knight, G. Antonopoulos, and P. S. J. Russell, "Stimulated Raman scattering in hydrogen-filled hollow-core photonic crystal fibers," Science 298, 399-402 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Kobayashi, T

Krummenacher, L.

Kuhlmey, B. T.

Large, M. C. J.

Margulis, W.

Maystre, D.

T. P. White, B. T. Kuhlmey, R. C. McPhedran, D. Maystre, G. Renversez, C. M. d. Sterke, and L. C Botten, "Multipole method for microstructured optical fibers. I. Formulation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2322-2330 (2002).
[CrossRef]

B. T. Kuhlmey, T. P. White, G. Renversez, D. Maystre, L. C. Botten, C. M. d. Sterke, and R. C. McPhedran, "Multipole method for microstructured optical fibers. II. Implementation and results," J. Opt. Soc. Am B 19, 2331-2340 (2002).
[CrossRef]

McPhedran, R. C.

Metcalfe, B. L.

I. W. Donald and B. L. Metcalfe. "The preparation, properties and applications of some glass-coated metal filaments prepared by the Taylor-wire process," J. Mater. Sci. 31, 1139-1149 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Morimoto, A.

Nilsson, L.

Pathmanandavel, K.

Pearce, G. J.

Pfeiffer, C. A.

C. A. Pfeiffer and E. N. Economou, "Surface polaritons in a circularly cylindrical interface: Surface plasmons," Phy. Rev. B 10, 3038-3051 (1974).
[CrossRef]

Poulton, C. G.

Renversez, G.

B. T. Kuhlmey, T. P. White, G. Renversez, D. Maystre, L. C. Botten, C. M. d. Sterke, and R. C. McPhedran, "Multipole method for microstructured optical fibers. II. Implementation and results," J. Opt. Soc. Am B 19, 2331-2340 (2002).
[CrossRef]

T. P. White, B. T. Kuhlmey, R. C. McPhedran, D. Maystre, G. Renversez, C. M. d. Sterke, and L. C Botten, "Multipole method for microstructured optical fibers. I. Formulation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2322-2330 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Russell, P. S. J.

F. Benabid, J. C. Knight, G. Antonopoulos, and P. S. J. Russell, "Stimulated Raman scattering in hydrogen-filled hollow-core photonic crystal fibers," Science 298, 399-402 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Russell, P. St. J.

Sazio Pier, J. A.

J. A. Sazio Pier, A. Amezcua-Correa, C. E Finlayson, J. R. Hayes, and T. J. Scheidemante, "Microstructured Optical Fibers as High-Pressure Microfluidic Reactors," Science 311, 1583-1586 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Scheidemante, T. J.

J. A. Sazio Pier, A. Amezcua-Correa, C. E Finlayson, J. R. Hayes, and T. J. Scheidemante, "Microstructured Optical Fibers as High-Pressure Microfluidic Reactors," Science 311, 1583-1586 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Schmidt, M. A.

Skorobogatiy, M. A.

Takahara, J.

Taki, H.

Wang, R.

White, T. P.

B. T. Kuhlmey, T. P. White, G. Renversez, D. Maystre, L. C. Botten, C. M. d. Sterke, and R. C. McPhedran, "Multipole method for microstructured optical fibers. II. Implementation and results," J. Opt. Soc. Am B 19, 2331-2340 (2002).
[CrossRef]

T. P. White, B. T. Kuhlmey, R. C. McPhedran, D. Maystre, G. Renversez, C. M. d. Sterke, and L. C Botten, "Multipole method for microstructured optical fibers. I. Formulation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2322-2330 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Windeler, R. S.

C. Kerbage, A. Hale, A. Yablon, R. S. Windeler, and B. J. Eggleton. "Integrated all-fiber variable attenuator based on hybrid microstructure fiber," Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 3191-3193 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Yablon, A.

C. Kerbage, A. Hale, A. Yablon, R. S. Windeler, and B. J. Eggleton. "Integrated all-fiber variable attenuator based on hybrid microstructure fiber," Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 3191-3193 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Yamagishi, S.

Yang, J

A Amezcua-Correa, J Yang, and C. E. Finlayson. "Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering using Microstructured Optical Fiber Substrates," Adv. Funct. Mater. 17, 2024-2030 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Zhang, X.

Adv. Funct. Mater. (1)

A Amezcua-Correa, J Yang, and C. E. Finlayson. "Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering using Microstructured Optical Fiber Substrates," Adv. Funct. Mater. 17, 2024-2030 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

C. Kerbage, A. Hale, A. Yablon, R. S. Windeler, and B. J. Eggleton. "Integrated all-fiber variable attenuator based on hybrid microstructure fiber," Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 3191-3193 (2001).
[CrossRef]

J. Mater. Sci. (2)

I. W. Donald, "Review. Production, properties and applications of microwire and related products," J. Mater. Sci. 22, 2661-2679 (1987).
[CrossRef]

I. W. Donald and B. L. Metcalfe. "The preparation, properties and applications of some glass-coated metal filaments prepared by the Taylor-wire process," J. Mater. Sci. 31, 1139-1149 (1996).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am B (1)

B. T. Kuhlmey, T. P. White, G. Renversez, D. Maystre, L. C. Botten, C. M. d. Sterke, and R. C. McPhedran, "Multipole method for microstructured optical fibers. II. Implementation and results," J. Opt. Soc. Am B 19, 2331-2340 (2002).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (1)

Nature (1)

J. C. Knight, "Photonic crystal fibers," Nature 424, 847-851 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (3)

Opt. Lett. (3)

Phy. Rev. B (1)

C. A. Pfeiffer and E. N. Economou, "Surface polaritons in a circularly cylindrical interface: Surface plasmons," Phy. Rev. B 10, 3038-3051 (1974).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. B (1)

P. B. Johnson and R. W. Christy, "Optical constants of the noble metals," Phy. Rev. B 6,4370-4378 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Science (2)

J. A. Sazio Pier, A. Amezcua-Correa, C. E Finlayson, J. R. Hayes, and T. J. Scheidemante, "Microstructured Optical Fibers as High-Pressure Microfluidic Reactors," Science 311, 1583-1586 (2006).
[CrossRef]

F. Benabid, J. C. Knight, G. Antonopoulos, and P. S. J. Russell, "Stimulated Raman scattering in hydrogen-filled hollow-core photonic crystal fibers," Science 298, 399-402 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Other (1)

M. A. Schmidt, L. N. Prill Sempere, H. K. Tyagi, C. G. Poulton, P. St. J. Russell, "Waveguiding and Plasmon Resonances in Two-Dimensional Photonic Lattices of Gold and Silver Nanowires,"arXiv:0711.4553, (2007).

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