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Optical Engineering

Generalized approach to single-mode dispersion-modified optical fiber design
Author(s): Le Nguyen Binh; Su-Vun Chung
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Paper Abstract

A generalized approach is described for tailoring the dispersion characteristics of single-mode optical fibers with index distribution of nonuniform (or segmented) core and cladding profiles. This is followed by an identification of the sensitivities of the zero dispersion wavelength for various dopant level in the fiber regions. A design strategy is given as is its implementation for designing dispersion-modified optical fibers. Parameters critically affecting the dispersion-flattened or compensated single-mode fibers are outlined, together with a set of design rules.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1996
PDF: 12 pages
Opt. Eng. 35(8) doi: 10.1117/1.600800
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 35, Issue 8
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Le Nguyen Binh, Monash Univ. (Australia)
Su-Vun Chung, Monash Univ. (Australia)


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