Effect of strain in periodically deformed single-mode optical fibers

H. Grebel, G. J. Herskowitz

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The effect of periodic strains in single-mode fibers, which lead to periodic changes of the relative index of * refraction, is studied theoretically and experimentally. The main effect of the periodic strain is to downshift the beat length between the optical modes in the fiber.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2155-2158
Number of pages4
JournalApplied Optics
Issue number11
StatePublished - Jun 1987
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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