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Modal Characterization Of Fiberoptic Devices Using An Automated Mode Analyzer
Author(s): L. M. Atkins; P. R. Herczfeld; J. F. Ryley; L. C. Bobb
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Paper Abstract

Characteristics of light, such as intensity, phase, polarization, and wavelength have been exploited for fiber optic devices. Recently, use of the modal characteristic of light in a multimode fiber was demonstrated for sensing and modulating applications. Initial studies, using an Automated Mode Analyzer (AMA), a specially developed experimental system designed for the characterization of devices based on modal power redistribution (MPR), is reported.

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Date Published: 26 April 1989
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0992, Fiber Optics Reliability: Benign and Adverse Environments II, (26 April 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.960054
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L. M. Atkins, Drexel University (United States)
P. R. Herczfeld, Drexel University (United States)
J. F. Ryley, Dupont Experimental Station (United States)
L. C. Bobb, Naval Air Development Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0992:
Fiber Optics Reliability: Benign and Adverse Environments II
Roger A. Greenwell; Dilip K. Paul; Shekhar G. Wadekar, Editor(s)

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