Calculation of optical properties of hollow-core photonic crystal fibers

  • A. B. Sotskii
  • L. I. Sotskaya

We propose a method for calculation of the bandgaps in the cladding of hollow-core photonic crystal fibers, based on the Floquet theorem. The effectiveness of the approach is confirmed by estimates of the effect of the number of air channels in the cladding on attenuation of the fiber modes due to mode energy leakage from the core. We have studied the conditions for the existence of eigenmodes in the indicated fibers.

Key words

two-dimensional photonic crystal bandgap photonic crystal fiber leaky mode 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.A. A. Kuleshov Mogilev State UniversityMogilevBelarus
  2. 2.Belorussian-Russian UniversityMogilevBelarus

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