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Propagation studies on single-mode phosphosilicate fibres

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A method is described for determining unambiguously from the far-field pattern of single-mode fibres the core diameter and the refractive index difference between core and cladding. It involves measurements only of the half-power width of the main lobe and the width of the first minimum. When a single-mode fibre is curved we find that, as expected, the bend loss increases sharply below a critical bend radius but that the radiation does not leak away uniformly with distance. Instead a series of discrete, well-defined rays is observed

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Gambling, W.A., Payne, D.N. and Matsumura, H. (1976) Propagation studies on single-mode phosphosilicate fibres At 2nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical communication (ECOC), France. 27 - 30 Sep 1976.

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Published date: September 1976
Venue - Dates: 2nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical communication (ECOC), France, 1976-09-27 - 1976-09-30


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Author: W.A. Gambling
Author: D.N. Payne
Author: H. Matsumura

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