2. Single-Mode Optical Fibers

  1. Pierre Lecoy

Published Online: 27 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470611388.ch2

Fiber-Optic Communications

Fiber-Optic Communications

How to Cite

Lecoy, P. (2008) Single-Mode Optical Fibers, in Fiber-Optic Communications, ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470611388.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781848210493

Online ISBN: 9780470611388

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Keywords:

  • hybrid modes;
  • chromatic dispersion;
  • standard fiber;
  • polarization dispersion;
  • kerr effect

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fiber optic field calculation

  • Single-mode fiber characteristics

  • Dispersion in single-mode fibers

  • Polarization effects in single-mode fibers

  • Non-linear effects in optical fibers

  • Microstructured (photonic) optical fibers