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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 10, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1971
  • pp: 2252–2258

Weakly Guiding Fibers

D. Gloge  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 10, Issue 10, pp. 2252-2258 (1971)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.10.002252


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Abstract

Thin glass fibers imbedded into a glass cladding of slightly lower refractive index represent a promising medium for optical communication. This article presents simple formulas and functions for the fiber parameters as a help for practical design work. It considers the propagation constant, mode delay, the cladding field depth, and the power distribution in the fiber cross section. Plots vs frequency of these parameters are given for 70 modes

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History
Original Manuscript: May 28, 1971
Published: October 1, 1971

Citation
D. Gloge, "Weakly Guiding Fibers," Appl. Opt. 10, 2252-2258 (1971)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-10-10-2252


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