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Zero mode dispersion in single-mode fibres

W.A.Gambling, H.Matsumura, and C.M.Ragdale

Abstract

Near cutoff the loss of the LP11, mode in cladded optical fibres becomes very high in the presence of even slight bends. Single-mode operation can thus be achieved with zero-mode dispersion as well as zero material dispersion, thus promising enormously large bandwidths.


Electronics Letters (1978) Vol.14(19) pp.618-620

doi: 10.1049/el:19780416

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