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Optical power evaluation by Hermite or Legendre polynomials in single-mode fiber
Author(s): Magdalena Grądkowska; Waldemar Wójcik
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Paper Abstract

Due to low attenuation in third transmission windows, single mode fibers are the most popular medium, also, in supporting transfer of optical power to various devices. For this reason ability to achieve the maximum of optical power is still actual. There are two different ways to estimate the optical power in the fiber core. The first is analysis of mathematical model in the aim of getting the best wavelength guaranteeing maximum of optical power. Second way is approximation of distribution of optical power along radius without changes of wavelength and with constant attenuation coefficient. In this paper the second way of evaluation was chosen, where distribution of optical power in single-mode fiber is approximated by Hermite or Legendre polynomials.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 June 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7120, Optical Fibers and Their Applications 2008, 712005 (13 June 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.804507
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Magdalena Grądkowska, Lublin Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Waldemar Wójcik, Lublin Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7120:
Optical Fibers and Their Applications 2008

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