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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 22, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1983
  • pp: 1763–1764

WKB analysis of graded-index multimode fibers with a central-index dip

Ajoy K. Ghatak and Ramakant Srivastava  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 11, pp. 1763-1764 (1983)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.22.001763


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Abstract

We have extended the Gloge-Marcatili analysis to include the effect of a refractive-index dip in a multimode fiber characterized a square-law profile. The analysis gives analytical expressions for the propagation characteristics and shows that the dip has a very significant effect on the impulse response.

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History
Original Manuscript: December 14, 1982
Published: June 1, 1983

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Ajoy K. Ghatak and Ramakant Srivastava, "WKB analysis of graded-index multimode fibers with a central-index dip," Appl. Opt. 22, 1763-1764 (1983)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-22-11-1763


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