TE Modes in Liquid Crystal Optical Fibers Embedded with Conducting Tape Helix Structure

Masih Ghasemi, P. K. Choudhury

Abstract

The transverse electric (TE) behaviour of light in a doubly-clad cylindrical optical fiber loaded with radially anisotropic liquid crystal material at the outermost cladding is investigated. Moreover, this situation is studied when a conducting tape helix structure is introduced at the boundary of the isotropic dielectric core and the inner dielectric clad of the fiber. The outer clad is considered to be made of anisotropic nematic liquid crystal (NLC). Using Maxwell’s electromagnetic field equations, confinement plots are obtained for the transmitted power in each scenario, under the situation of varying core dimension, and compared. Results confirm the achievement of better confinement in the liquid crystal layer of the conducting tape helix loaded fiber, which can even be tailored by using different angle of helix pitch.

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Ghasemi M. and Choudhury P. (2015). TE Modes in Liquid Crystal Optical Fibers Embedded with Conducting Tape Helix Structure . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS, ISBN 978-989-758-092-5, pages 61-66. DOI: 10.5220/0005319800610066


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@conference{photoptics15,
author={Masih Ghasemi and P. K. Choudhury},
title={TE Modes in Liquid Crystal Optical Fibers Embedded with Conducting Tape Helix Structure},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,},
year={2015},
pages={61-66},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005319800610066},
isbn={978-989-758-092-5},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,
TI - TE Modes in Liquid Crystal Optical Fibers Embedded with Conducting Tape Helix Structure
SN - 978-989-758-092-5
AU - Ghasemi M.
AU - Choudhury P.
PY - 2015
SP - 61
EP - 66
DO - 10.5220/0005319800610066