Abstract

A new powerful numerical technique is proposed that gives the propagation constants, group velocities, and caustics of modes with specified numbers in multimode fibers of arbitrary two-dimensional index profiles. This method is based on the adiabatic approximation of ray optics.

© 1981 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Propagation constants and group delays of guided modes in graded-index fibers: a comparison of three theories

Gunnar Jacobsen and J. J. Ramskov Hansen
Appl. Opt. 18(16) 2837-2842 (1979)

Applicability of an asymptotic numerical method to the determination of whispering and bouncing modes in elliptical fibers

P. F. Checcacci, R. Falciai, and A. M. Scheggi
J. Opt. Soc. Am. 70(12) 1551-1554 (1980)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (9)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (75)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription