Recently, reported experimental work reveals that the dual core PCF behaves like a nonlinear switch and also it initiates continuum generation which could be used as a broadband source for wavelength division multiplexing (WDM). These physical effects could not be explained by the existing analytical formulae such as the one used for the regular fiber. In PCF the electromagnetic wave encounters periodic changes of material that demand a numerical solution in both linear and nonlinear domain for better accuracy. Our numerical approach is capable of explaining switching and some of the spectral features found in the experiment with much higher degree of design freedom. Numerical results can also be used to further guide experiments and theoretical modeling.The amplification band can be up to 100 nm broad, depending on the availability of allowed photon states [1]. On the other hand, Brillouin scattering is an interaction of light photons with acoustic or vibrational quanta (phonons), with magnetic spin waves (magnons), ... the variations in the electric field of the beam itself may produce acoustic vibrations in the medium via electrostriction. ... Since then solitons have been studied in many branches of physics including optics [66 -67, 70-71].

Title | : | Numerical Modeling of Wave Propagation in Nonlinear Photonic Crystal Fiber |

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Publisher | : | ProQuest - 2008 |

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