Lightwave in Fibers

  • Akira Hasegawa
  • Masayuki Matsumoto
Part of the Springer Series in Photonics book series (PHOTONICS, volume 9)

Abstract

In order to provide insight to the nature of a lightwave in an optical fiber, in this chapter, we introduce a macroscopic theory of dielectric materials and describe a mathematical formulation of a wave envelope in a nonlinear dispersive medium and in a glass fiber.

Keywords

Dielectric Material Transverse Magnetic Transverse Electric Dielectric Waveguide Fourier Amplitude 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Akira Hasegawa
    • 1
  • Masayuki Matsumoto
    • 2
  1. 1.Higashiyama-ku, KyotoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Communications Engineering, Graduate School of EngineeringOsaka UniversitySuita, OsakaJapan

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