Tahreer Safa’a Mansour,



Fusion splicing fibers,microstructure fabrication,photonic crystal fiber,


The difficulty of fusion splicing hollow-core photonic Crystal fibers (HCPCFs) and solid-core (SC-PCFs) to conventional step index single mode fiber (SMF) has severely limited the implementation of PCFs. To make PCFs morefunctional, we have developed a method for splicing HC-PCF and SC-PCF toa SMF using a commercial arc splicer. A repeatable, robust, low-loss splice between the PCFs and SMF is demonstrated. In this paper, comprehensive theoretical, simulation and empirical -MZI based on splicing PCF between two single mode fibers. Adopting of MZI based on SMF and PCF is presented. Theoretical model of computing MFD and relative hole size is used to investigate losses with respect to splicing region. In addition, modeling of MZI using Opti Bpm yields a flexible solution to investigate the splicing effects and finding the optimum point of losses. Both MZI based on SC-PCF and HC-PCF are used in this article. In this section, optimization of splice loss of joints between PCF and SMF is carried out. For the analysis, we use two solvers OptiBPM and OptiMode, and codes written by MATLAB software.


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