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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2001
  • pp: 1758–1760

Ultrashort-pulse investigation of the propagation properties of the LP11 mode in 1.55-μm communication fibers

Ilaria Cristiani, Luca Tartara, Gian Piero Banfi, and Vittorio Degiorgio  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 22, pp. 1758-1760 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.001758


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Abstract

The coupling of an ultrashort laser pulse into a single-mode optical communication fiber gives rise to two propagating pulses as a result of the excitation of two guided modes, the fundamental, LP01 , and the leaky, LP11 . Such a phenomenon provides a new approach to the study of the propagation properties of the LP11 mode. An experiment with tunable 110-fs pulses at a wavelength near 1550 nm is described. Information about the group velocity, the polarization-rotation length, the attenuation coefficient, and the cutoff wavelength of the LP11 mode is obtained in a simple and direct way for various fibers.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

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Ilaria Cristiani, Luca Tartara, Gian Piero Banfi, and Vittorio Degiorgio, "Ultrashort-pulse investigation of the propagation properties of the LP11 mode in 1.55-μm communication fibers," Opt. Lett. 26, 1758-1760 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-22-1758

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