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Equivalent-Step-Index Parameters In Single-Mode Fibers: Measurement And Applications
Author(s): Ramakant Srivastava
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Paper Abstract

This paper reviews definitions and methods for obtaining equivalent-step-index (ESI) parameters in single-mode fibers. Emphasis is on spot-size determination and extraction of ESI parameters from the data. A simple method which uses far field data to obtain ESI fiber is also described. A comparison is made between different approaches to show advantages and limitations of each. Finally, the usefulness of ESI parameters is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 December 1984
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0500, Fiber Optics: Short-Haul and Long-Haul Measurements and Applications II, (26 December 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.944574
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Ramakant Srivastava, Instituto de Fisica (Brazil)
National Bureau of Standards (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0500:
Fiber Optics: Short-Haul and Long-Haul Measurements and Applications II
Robert L. Galawa, Editor(s)

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