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Power distribution into the propagating modes of an optical fiber
Author(s): Richard V. Smith; Apostolos Vourdas; J. W. Spencer; Gordon R. Jones
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Paper Abstract

Three different theoretical models of modal power distribution in multimode fibers are developed, including a sophisticated wave optics model. All three are tested against experiment. Also, the far-field light distribution from a multimode fiber is considered; far- field chromaticity distributions are calculated and far-field and near field intensities are compared.

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Date Published: 9 March 1994
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2070, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors XI, (9 March 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.169919
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Richard V. Smith, Univ. of Liverpool (United Kingdom)
Apostolos Vourdas, Univ. of Liverpool (United Kingdom)
J. W. Spencer, Univ. of Liverpool (United Kingdom)
Gordon R. Jones, Univ. of Liverpool (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2070:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors XI
Ramon P. DePaula, Editor(s)

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