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ANALYTICAL AND NUMERICAL ASPECTS OF BRAGG FIBER DESIGN

By D. V. Prokopovich, A. V. Popov, and A. V. Vinogradov

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Abstract:
Analytical theory and numerical approaches to the simulation and optimal design of multilayer mirrors and optical Bragg waveguides are developed. Optimal refractive index profiles in planar and cylindrical geometry are found. Reduction of the full set of Maxwell's equations to a scalar boundary value problem in the lowcontrast approximation is discussed. An efficient finite-difference scheme is used to simulate realistic Bragg fibers.

Citation:
D. V. Prokopovich, A. V. Popov, and A. V. Vinogradov, "Analytical and Numerical Aspects of Bragg Fiber Design," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 6, 361-379, 2008.
doi:10.2528/PIERB08031221

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