Haakestad, Magnus W.3; Alkeskjold, Thomas Tanggaard2; Nielsen, Martin Dybendal3; Scolari, Lara3; Riishede, Jesper4; Engan, H.E.3; Bjarklev, Anders Overgaard5
1 Fibers & Nonlinear Optics, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark2 Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark3 unknown4 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark5 Rector’s office, Administration, Technical University of Denmark
Tunable bandgap guidance is obtained by filling the holes of a solid core photonic crystal fiber with a nematic liquid crystal and applying an electric field. The response times are measured and found to be in the millisecond range.
Photonics Technology Letters, 2005, Vol 17, Issue 4, p. 819-821