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Trianuular Index Monomode Fibers
Author(s): M. A. Saifi
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Paper Abstract

Triangular index fibers have generated considerable interest because of their reported low loss behavior in dispersion shifted (λο = 1.55μm) monomode fibers. Furthermore, the high V-number in such fibers allows core diameters ameters larger than the corresponding step index fibers. However, the sensitivity of several system parameters to the variations in the index structure have not been emphasized. The paper discusses these aspects and outlines a possible mechanism for the observed low loss behavior.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 August 1983
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0374, Fibre Optics '83, (30 August 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934557
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M. A. Saifi, Western Electric Co. Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0374:
Fibre Optics '83
Lionel R. Baker, Editor(s)

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