Partially liquid-filled hollow-core photonic crystal fiber polarizer

Wenwen Qian, Chun Liu Zhao, Yunpeng Wang, Chi Chiu Chan, Shujing Liu, Wei Jin

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A compact fiber polarizer is demonstrated by the filling of selected air holes of a hollow-core photonic crystal fiber (PCF) with a liquid. The liquid-filling results in an asymmetric waveguide structure, leading to a large polarization dependent loss. A 6mm long ethanol-filled PCF exhibits a polarization extinction ratio of ∼18 dB over a wavelength range from 1480nm to 1600nm.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3296-3298
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 15 Aug 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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