Highly Birefringent Fluoride Photonic Crystal Fiber with Low Confinement Loss

  • Sneha Sharma
  • Jitendra Kumar
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 166)


A high birefringent and low confinement loss fluoride photonic crystal fiber (PCF) is proposed with two elliptical air holes in the cladding. The effective refractive index, birefringence, nonlinear coefficient and confinement loss are numerically simulated using the COMSOL Multiphysics software based on finite element method (FEM) with perfectly matched layer boundary (PML) condition. Its birefringence value reaches the magnitude of 1.636 × 10−2 and confinement loss is 3.7 × 10−2 dB/m at 2 μm wavelength.


Photonic Crystal Fiber Effective Refractive Index Perfectly Match Layer Fluoride Glass Confinement Loss 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics EngineeringIndian School of Mines DhanbadJharkhandIndia

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