Design and Simulation of Octagonal Photonic Crystal Fiber for Supercontinuum Generation

  • Aparna A. Nair
  • S. K. Sudheer
  • M. Jayaraju
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 166)


In this investigation, design of an octagonal ring photonic crystal fiber (OPCF) has been studied by introducing elliptical air holes at different rings. This structure provides improved nonlinearity and flattened dispersion of maximum ±12 ps/( Using Finite Element Method (FEM) analysis has been employed to obtain each optical characteristics. By simulation the corresponding supercontinuum generation on each design is compared and also investigates the impact of pump pulse width on soliton order.


Optical Coherence Tomography Nonlinear Coefficient Elliptical Hole Self Phase Modulation Supercontinuum Generation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringCollege of Engineering TrivandrumTrivandrumIndia
  2. 2.Department of OptoelectronicsUniversity of KeralaTrivandrumIndia
  3. 3.MES Institute of Technology and ManagementChathanoorIndia

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