Highly birefringent V-groove liquid core fiber

Tavakol Nazari, Boram Joo, Ji Hyun Hwang, Bjorn Paulson, Jiyoung Park, Young Min Jhon, Kyunghwan Oh

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Abstract

We report a new efficient light guidance along a liquid core using an open V-groove. Guiding properties were analyzed using finite element method in terms of the single mode guidance condition, and the corresponding modal birefringence. We experimentally demonstrated a silica V-groove fiber with an opening angle of 40°, which was spliced to single mode fibers at both ends. A liquid with the refractive index of 1.455 was filled to serve as a core along a maximum length of 47cm. We confirmed the single mode guidance and birefringence consistent to theory, which will enable polarimetric liquid sensing.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)24714-24726
Number of pages13
JournalOptics Express
Volume25
Issue number20
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Oct 2

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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Nazari, T., Joo, B., Hwang, J. H., Paulson, B., Park, J., Jhon, Y. M., & Oh, K. (2017). Highly birefringent V-groove liquid core fiber. Optics Express, 25(20), 24714-24726. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.25.024714