An original numerical method is presented for the determination of mode propagation constants of inhomogeneous optically anisotropic optical fibers. The method is first checked for an isotropic step-index fiber and then applied to uniaxial anisotropic cases.
© 1983 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 4, 1983
Published: October 1, 1983
Serge Steinblatt, "Dispersion characteristics of inhomogeneous anisotropic optical fibers," Appl. Opt. 22, 3105-3108 (1983)