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Analysis of Indexed-Guided Highly Birefringent Photonic Crystal Fiber Employing Different Cladding Geometries

AM Jouri, LM Simohamed, A Boudrioua, O Ziane, B Hassani, A Dadi


In this paper, a comparative study of three geometries of highly birefringent photonic crystal fibers (HB PCF) is presented. The proposed geometries are: V type PCF, Pseudo-Panda PCF and selectively liquid-filled PCF. Based on the famous Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) method with the perfectly matched layer (PML) boundary condition, the simulations are carried out in the aim to find a tradeoff between the chromatic dispersion, the birefringence and the confinement loss.

Keywords: photonic crystal fiber, high birefringence, FDTD
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