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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), pp. 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.

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Published date: 1977


Local EPrints ID: 78727
ISSN: 0013-5194
PURE UUID: fe7de4bc-6342-4fe9-ba66-bcd8b92d2dc6

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:22

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Author: W.A. Gambling
Author: H. Matsumura

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