Core fields in graded fibres with non-circular index contours

Ankiewicz, A. (1979) Core fields in graded fibres with non-circular index contours. Optical & Quantum Electronics, 11, (6), 525-539. (doi:10.1007/BF00620378).


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Fields in the cores of graded noncircular optical fibres are analysed using a new method. It is shown that the scalar wave equation in elliptical co-ordinates can be separated for many realistic noncircular profiles, thus allowing calculation of fields by a double WKB method. The boundaries separating oscillatory and evanescent regions are found by simple analysis of algebraic equations. This method supports and further explains previous analysis which used geometric optics.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0306-8919 (print)
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Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 78684
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:59

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