A recently developed, more accurate coupled-mode formulation for arbitrary parallel waveguides is applied to two single-mode weakly guiding coupled fibers. Propagation constants and coupling coefficients are calculated for both identical and dissimilar fiber pairs.
© 1986 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: August 26, 1985
Manuscript Accepted: March 3, 1986
Published: May 1, 1986
Amos Hardy, Sami Shakir, and William Streifer, "Coupled-mode equations for two weakly guiding single-mode fibers," Opt. Lett. 11, 324-326 (1986)