publication . Article . 2013

Stacking the Equiangular Spiral

Arti Agrawal; Y. O. Azabi; B. M. A. Rahman;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, volume 25, pages 291-294 (issn: 1041-1135, eissn: 1941-0174, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
We present an algorithm that adapts the mature Stack and Draw (SaD) methodology for fabricating the exotic Equiangular Spiral Photonic Crystal Fiber. (ES-PCF) The principle of Steiner chains and circle packing is exploited to obtain a non-hexagonal design using a stacking procedure based on Hexagonal Close Packing. The optical properties of the proposed structure are promising for SuperContinuum Generation. This approach could make accessible not only the equiangular spiral but also other quasi-crystal PCF through SaD.
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arXiv: Physics::Optics
free text keywords: Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials, TK, Optics, business.industry, business, Stacking, Materials science, Supercontinuum, Close-packing of equal spheres, Circle packing, Logarithmic spiral, Photonic-crystal fiber, Photonic crystal
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