On demand spatial beam self-focusing in hexagonal multi-core fiber


Combination of the classical effect of light self-focusing and recently emerged multi-core fiber technology offers new opportunities for the spatio-temporal control and manipulation of high-power light radiation. Here we apply genetic algorithm to design a system enabling self-focusing of light in various fiber cores on demand. The proposed concept is general and can be applied and adapted to any multi-core fiber or 2D array of coupled waveguides paving a way for numerous applications.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/JPHOT.2018.2797198
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
Engineering & Applied Sciences
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, Electronic & Power Engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Systems analytics research institute (SARI)
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Fiber nonlinear optics,nonlinear optical devices
Full Text Link: http://ieeexplo ... cument/8267512/
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2018-01-23
Published Online Date: 2018-01-23
Accepted Date: 2018-01-23
Authors: Chekhovskoy, Igor S.
Sorokina, Maria A. ( 0000-0001-6082-0316)
Rubenchik, Alexander M.
Fedoruk, Mickail P.
Turitsyn, Sergei K. ( 0000-0003-0101-3834)



Version: Accepted Version

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