Splicing Hetero-core Fibers in Perspective of Different Material Compositions

  • D. Paul
  • R. Biswas
  • N. S. Bhattacharyya
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 166)


A comprehensive study has been done utilizing effective index method. We analyze splice losses of Photonic crystal fiber (PCF) with single mode fiber (SMF) pertaining to different materials (phosphate, crown). We observe that losses with respect to splicing between SMF-PCF of dissimilar material composites, viz., phosphate and crown, are also influenced by modal parameters such as diameter and pitch of the micro-structured fiber. Results suggest dependence of losses on modal parameters with less magnitude of losses in crown compared to phosphate.


Modal Parameter Photonic Crystal Fiber Effective Refractive Index Single Mode Fiber Angular Misalignment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Applied Optics and Photonics Research Laboratory, Department of PhysicsTezpur UniversityAssamIndia

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