A novel method for reconstructing the dispersion-corrected modal content of fibers is demonstrated. It provides the weights, profiles, group-delays, and dispersion of all the modes without making assumptions about the fiber under test.
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(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
D. Schimpf, R. Barankov, K. Jespersen, and S. Ramachandran, "Optical low-coherence interferometry for reconstruction of the modal-content in few-mode fibers," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper CFM6.
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