Photonic Crystal Fibers

@article{Russell2003PhotonicCF,
  title={Photonic Crystal Fibers},
  author={Philip St. John Russell},
  journal={Science},
  year={2003},
  volume={299},
  pages={358 - 362}
}
Photonic crystal fibers guide light by corralling it within a periodic array of microscopic air holes that run along the entire fiber length. Largely through their ability to overcome the limitations of conventional fiber optics—for example, by permitting low-loss guidance of light in a hollow core—these fibers are proving to have a multitude of important technological and scientific applications spanning many disciplines. The result has been a renaissance of interest in optical fibers and… 

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