Asymmetric core photonic-crystal fibers with high birefringence

Chun Liu Zhao, Chao Lu, Xiaoqun Zhou, Xiufeng Yang, Partha Roy Chaudhuri, Xiaoyan Wang, Junjun Lou, Li Qin, Cai Qing

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We demonstrate a highly birefringent photonic-crystal fiber by utilizing combined asymmetric core design and intentional stress-induced anisotropy. Based on spectral measurements of the polarization-mode interference, we measure that the fiber has a beat length of about 0.33 mm at 1545 nm.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)498-500
Number of pages3
JournalMicrowave and Optical Technology Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 20 Sept 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • Birefringence
  • Geometrical stress
  • Material stress
  • Photonic crystal fiber
  • Polarization maintaining

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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