Abstract

Multifilament core (MFC) fibers are a new type of microstructured fiber recently introduced. We investigate their properties using finite element modeling and show that the equivalent step index fiber based on moments theory does not provide similar properties. We propose an effective index theory based on the fundamental space filling mode which allows to predict the MFC properties using a semi-analytical modeling. Good resistance to bending is thus attributed to increased core effective index due to the high index filaments.

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