We model multimode propagation, including spatial- and polarization-mode coupling. At low coupling, the impulse response is polarization-dependent; differential mode delays (DMDs) scale linearly with length. At high coupling, DMDs scale as the square-root of length.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
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