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Multiclad Single-Mode F-Doped Silica Fibers
Author(s): Adam Majewski; Zbigniew M. Wawrzyniak
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Paper Abstract

Single-mode fibers of pure silica core and F-doped clads exhibiting a low dispersion over a wide wavelength range are discussed and numerical results of some propagation characteristics of dispersion-compensated nulticlad fibers are presented. In computations, the very accurate numerical methods and extended precision arithmetic were used. The calculations include the propagation constant, and the dispersion coefficient versus a wavelength, cut-off frequencies of the first mode, a power and field distribution of the fundamental HE11 mode, the spot size. Tolerance of the geometry of the fiber and concentrations of the F-dopants in pure silica are analysed showing numerically what is an influence of them on a dispersion characteristic. Some results to be discussed are directly applicable to the designing of a truly single-mode F-doped silica fiber.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 November 1986
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0670, Optical Fibres and Their Applications IV, (10 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938961
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Adam Majewski, Warsaw Technical University (Poland)
Zbigniew M. Wawrzyniak, Warsaw Technical University (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0670:
Optical Fibres and Their Applications IV
Ryszard S. Romaniuk; Mieczyslaw Szustakowski, Editor(s)

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