Two-mode operation in highly birefringent photonic crystal fiber

J. Ju, Wei Jin, M. S. Demokan

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Abstract

A photonic crystal fiber with different air-hole diameters along the orthogonal axes is found to support only the first two modes over a very broad wavelength range (>650 nm). The second-order mode is approximately linearly polarized and has stable-intensity lope positions that do not change in response to enviromnental disturbances. Strain sensitivity as a function of operating wavelength of a two-mode interferometric sensor made from such a fiber is also investigated.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2472-2474
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume16
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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