The influence of bends on light propagation in a step-index, nearly single-mode fiber is examined. We extend our theoretical results to the case of our particular fiber, and our experiments show good agreement with theory.
© 1990 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: October 14, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: October 25, 1989
Published: January 1, 1990
I. Verrier and J. P. Goure, "Effects of bending on multimode step-index fibers," Opt. Lett. 15, 15-17 (1990)