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Optimization of a Hybrid Core Photonic Crystal Fiber for THz Applications

saikat ray, mohammad mohiuddin uzzal

Abstract


Despite several real-life applications, the development of low-loss terahertz waveguide is still a challenge for long-distance applications due to its low confinement and high propagation loss. In this paper, an octagonal waveguide structure has been optimized for minimum propagation loss in the THz frequency band. The optimized structure has a core diameter of 300 um with an operating frequency of 1.1 THz. From the optimized structure, we found optimized power confinement having core power fraction of 53%.


Keywords


Photonic crystal fiber; terahertz; hybrid structure; power fraction; effective material loss;

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Saikat Ray, Mohammad Mohiuddin Uzzal. Optimization of a Hybrid Core Photonic Crystal Fiber for THz Applications. Trends in Opto-Electro & Optical Communication. 2019; 9(2): 18–24p.


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