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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2002
  • pp: 2445–2448

Minimum length of a single-mode fiber spatial filter

Oswald Wallner, Walter R. Leeb, and Peter J. Winzer  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 19, Issue 12, pp. 2445-2448 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.19.002445


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Abstract

Using the concept of leaky modes, we derive the minimum length of a single-mode fiber required to act as a spatial-mode filter of given quality. The degree of filter action is defined by the ratio of power carried by the fundamental mode to that carried by the leaky modes.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2390) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics, infrared
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode
(070.6110) Fourier optics and signal processing : Spatial filtering
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

History
Original Manuscript: February 15, 2002
Revised Manuscript: June 26, 2002
Manuscript Accepted: June 26, 2002
Published: December 1, 2002

Citation
Oswald Wallner, Walter R. Leeb, and Peter J. Winzer, "Minimum length of a single-mode fiber spatial filter," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 19, 2445-2448 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-19-12-2445


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