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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1067–1067

Modeling the evolution of spatial beam parameters in parabolic index fibers: erratum

Roey Zuitlin, Yariv Shamir, Yoav Sintov, and Mark Shtaif  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 7, pp. 1067-1067 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.001067


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Abstract

In a recently published paper [Opt. Lett. 37, 3636 (2012)], equations for the evolution of the beam quality in a parabolic index (PI) fiber were introduced. Use of those equations for the extraction of the M2 parameter was erroneous, as an incorrect definition for M2 was assumed. When defined correctly, M2 in PI fibers is shown here to be constant. Nonetheless, the optimization of the power delivery properties of PI fibers is governed by the criterion introduced in the paper under discussion.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 1, 2013
Published: March 21, 2013

Citation
Roey Zuitlin, Yariv Shamir, Yoav Sintov, and Mark Shtaif, "Modeling the evolution of spatial beam parameters in parabolic index fibers: erratum," Opt. Lett. 38, 1067-1067 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-7-1067


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References

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