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Mode excitation in a multimode optical-fibre waveguide

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For normal incidence of a Gaussian beam on a multimode optical fibre, theory predicts that only HE(1m) modes are excited, and this is confirmed experimentally for a liquid-core fibre of normalised frequency v = 125. Discrete-mode propagation is observed, indicating that the amount of mode conversion due to fibre imperfections is thus very small.

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Gambling, W.A., Payne, D.N. and Matsumura, H. (1973) Mode excitation in a multimode optical-fibre waveguide Electronics Letters, 9, (18), pp. 412-414. (doi:10.1049/el:19730303).

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Published date: 1973

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Local EPrints ID: 78804
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78804
ISSN: 0013-5194
PURE UUID: 6e74fda1-1dd1-4b19-816a-4b5837fbb3ac

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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: D.N. Payne
Author: H. Matsumura

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