Measurement of normalised frequency in a single-mode optical fibres

Gambling, W.A., Payne, D.N., Matsumura, H. and Norman, S.R. (1977) Measurement of normalised frequency in a single-mode optical fibres. Electronics Letters, 13, (5), 133-135. (doi:10.1049/el:19770094).


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It is shown that methods of measuring the normalised frequency in single-mode fibres through observation of mode cut-off wavelengths give erroneous results. This is because the various loss mechanisms which exist in a practical fibre can have an appreciable effect near cut-off.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1049/el:19770094
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: 78748
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Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:14

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