Ultra-low material loss microstructure fiber for terahertz guidance

Md. Rabiul Hasan, S. Ali, S. A. Emi


In this letter, we numerically demonstrate a hybrid-core microstructure fiber for low-loss terahertz guidance. Finite element method with circular perfectly matched layer boundary condition is applied to characterize the guiding properties. It is shown that by using a triangular-core inside a square lattice microstructure exhibits ultra-low effective material loss (EML) of 0.169 dB/cm and low confinement loss of 0.087 dB/cm at the operating frequency of 0.75 THz. We also discuss how other guiding properties including power fraction, single mode propagation and dispersion vary with changing of core diameter and operating frequencies. This low-loss microstructure fiber can be effectively used in numerous applications in the THz regime.

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