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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2010
  • pp: 360–364

Multi-Wavelength Optical Fiber Refractive Index Profiling by Spatially Resolved Fourier Transform Spectroscopy

Andrew D. Yablon

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 28, Issue 4, pp. 360-364 (2010)

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A non-destructive technique to measure an optical fiber's refractive index profile with sub-$\mu$m spatial resolution over a wavelength range spanning more than one octave (from 480 to 1040 nm) in a single measurement is described. Data showing the variation of refractive index with wavelength for several fiber types is presented.

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Andrew D. Yablon, "Multi-Wavelength Optical Fiber Refractive Index Profiling by Spatially Resolved Fourier Transform Spectroscopy," J. Lightwave Technol. 28, 360-364 (2010)

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