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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2013
  • pp: 4958–4961

Measurement of higher-order mode propagation losses in effectively single mode fibers

Christian Schulze, Daniel Flamm, Sonja Unger, Siegmund Schröter, and Michael Duparré  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 23, pp. 4958-4961 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.004958


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Abstract

We present a direct and nondestructive measurement of the propagation loss of higher-order modes (HOMs) in effectively single-mode fibers. Lossy HOMs are excited by applying local stress at various points alongside a straight single mode fiber. The change of the HOM power as a function of the propagation distance is recorded at the fiber end by performing a modal decomposition with a correlation filter. The results for the HOM propagation loss are compared to simulations yielding very good agreement.

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OCIS Codes
(030.4070) Coherence and statistical optics : Modes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: August 14, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 18, 2013
Published: November 20, 2013

Citation
Christian Schulze, Daniel Flamm, Sonja Unger, Siegmund Schröter, and Michael Duparré, "Measurement of higher-order mode propagation losses in effectively single mode fibers," Opt. Lett. 38, 4958-4961 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-23-4958


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