Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 16, Issue 4, pp 327–330 | Cite as

LP11 mode cutoff: a simplified numerical approach

  • J. P. Meunier
  • J. Pigeon
  • J. N. Massot
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Abstract

By combining the Ritz-Galerkin method with simple polynomial approximations, the calculation of the LP11 mode cutoff in optical fibres with an arbitrary refractive index profile becomes simple enough to be carried out on any pocket calculator. The method is particularly accurate for singly-clad profiles and is applicable even to discrete numerical data from profile measurements.

Keywords

Refractive Index Communication Network Optical Fibre Numerical Data Numerical Approach 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. Meunier
    • 1
  • J. Pigeon
    • 1
  • J. N. Massot
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire Traitement du Signal et Instrumentation, Equipe de Recherche Associée au CNRS, No. 996Université de Saint-Etienne, UER de SciencesSaint-Etienne CédexFrance

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