Optical Properties of Photonic Crystal Fibers

  • Ashish Kumar Ghunawat
  • Anjali Jain
  • Kumari Nikita
  • Manish Tiwari
  • Ghanshyam Singh
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 472)


We present a brief study of the photonic crystal fibers and recent developments and modifications presented to them for betterment of the optical parameters. The properties birefringence, nonlinearity, confinement loss, and chromatic dispersion are discussed, and the fiber structures of the fiber designed from the past few years have been studied. The PCFs can be seen as the future of a number of optical applications owing to its low chromatic dispersion, low confinement loss, high birefringence, and nonlinearity, and, the best of all, its flexibility to modify its structural aspects to manipulate these properties as desired.


Nonlinearity Birefringence Confinement loss Chromatic dispersion Optical parameters 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ashish Kumar Ghunawat
    • 1
  • Anjali Jain
    • 1
  • Kumari Nikita
    • 1
  • Manish Tiwari
    • 1
  • Ghanshyam Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronics and CommunicationMNIT Jaipur, JLN MargJaipurIndia

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