OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 14, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 1989
  • pp: 760–762

Evaluation of chromatic dispersion in W-type fibers

A. Safaai-Jazi and L. J. Lu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 14, Issue 14, pp. 760-762 (1989)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.14.000760


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (348 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Evaluation of chromatic dispersion in W-type fibers, based on the assumption that waveguide and material dispersion are additive effects, is examined. Actual and approximate dispersion of the LP01 mode are calculated and compared for three W fibers. For two fibers the errors introduced by the approximate method are substantial, even larger than the total dispersion at most wavelengths in the range 1.1 μm < λ < 1.6 μm. For a third fiber, however, the agreement between the actual and approximate results is close. It is shown that the accuracy of the approximate method improves if the wavelength derivatives of the index differences become smaller.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: February 7, 1989
Manuscript Accepted: May 3, 1989
Published: July 15, 1989

Citation
A. Safaai-Jazi and L. J. Lu, "Evaluation of chromatic dispersion in W-type fibers," Opt. Lett. 14, 760-762 (1989)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-14-14-760


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. D. Gloge, Appl. Opt. 10, 2442 (1971). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. D. Marcuse, Appl. Opt. 18, 2930 (1979). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  3. P. L. Francois, Electron. Lett. 19, 885 (1983). [CrossRef]
  4. H. Etzkorn, W. E. Heirlein, Electron. Lett. 20, 423 (1984). [CrossRef]
  5. K. Okamoto, T. Edahiro, K. Kawana, T. Miya, Electron. Lett. 15, 729 (1979). [CrossRef]
  6. S. Kawakami, N. Nishida, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-10, 879 (1974). [CrossRef]
  7. A. Safaai-Jazi, G. L. Yip, IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech. MTT-26, 898 (1978). [CrossRef]
  8. D. Gloge, Appl. Opt. 10, 2252 (1971). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  9. M. J. Adams, An Introduction to Optical Waveguides (Wiley, New York, 1981), p. 244.
  10. W. A. Gambling, H. Matsumura, C. M. Ragdale, Microwaves Opt. Acoust. 3, 239 (1979). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 
Fig. 4 Fig. 5
 

« Previous Article

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited