publication . Article . 2013

Stacking the Equiangular Spiral

Arti Agrawal; Yousaf O. Azabi; B. M. Azizur Rahman;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • 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: TK, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials, Optics, business.industry, business, Photonic crystal, Close-packing of equal spheres, Logarithmic spiral, Physics, Photonic-crystal fiber, Circle packing, Stacking, Electronic engineering, Supercontinuum
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publication . Article . 2013

Stacking the Equiangular Spiral

Arti Agrawal; Yousaf O. Azabi; B. M. Azizur Rahman;