Intensity modulation of light transmitted in curved optical fibres

Sammut, R.A. (1977) Intensity modulation of light transmitted in curved optical fibres. Electronics Letters, 13, (18), 545-546. (doi:10.1049/el:19770392).


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Coupled-mode theory is used to explain the intensity modulation of transmitted light which results from small changes in the radius of curvature. It is shown that the mode coupling induced by bends in small-V fibres introduces an uncertainty into light-transmission measurements.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1049/el:19770392
ISSNs: 1350-911X (electronic)
0013-5194 (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: 78737
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Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:59

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