Abstract

We present hybrid photonic crystal fibers that provide broadband single-polarization guidance based on two different propagation mechanisms, namely, total internal reflection and the photonic bandgap effect. Experimental results demonstrate polarization dependent loss as high as 26.7dB and the bandwidth of single-polarization behavior over 225nm.

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R. Goto, S. D. Jackson, and K. Takenaga, Opt. Express 34, 3119 (2009).

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Arriaga, J.

Barlow, A. J.

Biancalana, F.

Birks, T. A.

Brito Cruz, C. H.

Broeng, J.

Cerqueira S., A.

Chan, C. C.

Cordeiro, C. M. B.

de Sterke, C. M.

Demokan, M. S.

Dunn, S. C.

Eggleton, B. J.

Fleming, S.

Folkenberg, J. R.

George, A. K.

Goto, R.

Hansen, K. P.

Hernandez-Figueroa, H. E.

Himeno, K.

Iliew, R.

Jackson, S. D.

Jacobsen, C.

Jakobsen, C.

Jin, W.

Knight, J. C.

Knight, K. C.

Kuhlmet, B. T.

Lederer, F.

Limpert, J.

Litchinitser, N. M.

Luan, F.

Mangan, B. J.

McPhedran, R. C.

Nielsen, M. D.

Ortigosa-Blanch, A.

Payne, D. N.

Petersson, A.

Roberts, P. J.

Roser, F.

Russell, P. St. J.

Schmidt, O.

Schreiber, T.

Sun, J.

Takenaga, K.

R. Goto, S. D. Jackson, and K. Takenaga, Opt. Express 34, 3119 (2009).

Tarbox, E. J.

Tunnermann, A.

Usner, B.

Varnham, M. P.

Wadsworth, W. J.

White, T. P.

Xiao, L.

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Figures (4)

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Fig. 1

Transmission spectra of second PBGs. Inset, SEM of hybrid PCF.

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Fig. 2

Broadband single-polarization guidance.

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PDL of hybrid PCFs.

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Fig. 4

Near-field images of fiber B at 1487 nm : (a) slow axis and (b) fast axis.

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Table 1 Hybrid Photonic Crystal Fiber Dimensions

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