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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 1988
  • pp: 552–556

Modal noise due to short-wavelength (780–900-nm) transmission in single-mode fibers optimized for 1300 nm

Santanu K. Das  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 27, Issue 3, pp. 552-556 (1988)

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The power penalty due to modal noise has been quantified and experimentally verified for single-mode fiber systems operating above their cutoff frequency. It is shown how the modal power distribution evolves from one connector/splice to the next and affects the degree of modal noise.

© 1988 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 16, 1987
Published: February 1, 1988

Santanu K. Das, "Modal noise due to short-wavelength (780–900-nm) transmission in single-mode fibers optimized for 1300 nm," Appl. Opt. 27, 552-556 (1988)

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