Finite element analysis of photonic crystal fibers

H.P. Uranus, H.J.W.M. Hoekstra, E. van Groesen

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    A finite-element-based vectorial optical mode solver, furnished with Bayliss-Gunzburger-Turkel-like transparent boundary conditions, is used to rigorously analyze photonic crystal fibers (PCFs). Both the real and imaginary part of the modal indices can be computed in a relatively small computational domain. The leakage loss, the dispersion properties, the vectorial character, as well as the degeneracy of modes of the fibers can be studied through the finite element results. Results for PCFs with either circular or non-circular microstructured holes, solid- or air-core will be presented, including the air-core air-silica Bragg fiber. Using the mode solver, the single-modeness of a commercial endlessly single-mode PCF was also investigated.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings International Conference on Applied Mathematics, ICAM 2005
    Place of PublicationBandung, Indonesia
    PublisherInstitut Teknologi Bandung
    Number of pages17
    ISBN (Print)90-365-2244-7
    Publication statusPublished - 22 Aug 2005
    EventInternational Conference on Applied Mathematics, ICAM 2005 - Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
    Duration: 22 Aug 200526 Aug 2005


    ConferenceInternational Conference on Applied Mathematics, ICAM 2005
    Abbreviated titleICAM


    • Finite element analysis (FEA)
    • Photonic crystal fibers
    • Transparent boundary conditions
    • Leaky modes

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