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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 19, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 1980
  • pp: 2426–2434

Measurements of mode conversion coefficients in graded-index fibers

Kazuo Nagano and Shojiro Kawakami  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 19, Issue 14, pp. 2426-2434 (1980)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.19.002426


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Abstract

A new method of measuring mode conversion coefficients in multimode fibers is proposed. The principle is based on the phenomenon that modal power propagating along a fiber undergoes a gradual change due to mode coupling and mode-dependent losses. Application of the principle has made it possible to measure mode conversion coefficients of a graded-index fiber that, to the authors' belief, had not been reported before. In the experiment, it was found that the mode conversion coefficient is roughly independent of the mode order. A resolution limit of the mode analyzing technique is also discussed for graded-index fibers.

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History
Original Manuscript: November 21, 1979
Published: July 15, 1980

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Kazuo Nagano and Shojiro Kawakami, "Measurements of mode conversion coefficients in graded-index fibers," Appl. Opt. 19, 2426-2434 (1980)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-19-14-2426


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