Abstract

We report on the application of an external electric field and its tuning effect in the guiding properties of a composite AgPO3/silica photonic bandgap fiber. The application of an electric field leads to the poling of the soft glass inclusion, resulting in the formation of a silver-induced plasmonic band, predominantly affecting the short wavelength guiding regimes while inducing polarization dependent losses. These spectral effects are attributed to the formation of silver nanoparticles within the AgPO3 glass matrix, driven by thermal poling.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (5)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription