Simple characterisation factor for practical single-mode fibres

Gambling, W.A. and Matsumura, H. (1977) Simple characterisation factor for practical single-mode fibres. Electronics Letters, 13, (23), 691-693. (doi:10.1049/el:19770489).


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The spot size of the HE11 mode in a practical singlemode fibre mainly depends on the numerical aperture and not on the normalised frequency. An alternative definition of spot size in terms of a matching Gaussian beam is much simpler to use.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1049/el:19770489
ISSNs: 0013-5194 (print)
1350-911X (electronic)
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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: 78727
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Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:59

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