1 June 1992 Model of an axially strained weakly guiding optical fiber modal pattern
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Abstract
Axial strain can be determined by monitoring the modal pattern variation of an optical fiber. The results of a numerical model developed to calculate the modal pattern variation at the end of a weakly guiding optical fiber under axial strain is presented. Whenever an optical fiber is under stress, the optical path length, the index of refraction, and the propagation constants of each fiber mode change. In consequence, the modal phase term βinz of the fields and the fiber output pattern are also modified. For multimode fibers, very complicated patterns result. The predicted patterns are presented and an expression for the phase variation with strain is derived
Claudio Oliveira Egalon, Claudio Oliveira Egalon, Robert S. Rogowski, Robert S. Rogowski, } "Model of an axially strained weakly guiding optical fiber modal pattern," Optical Engineering 31(6), (1 June 1992). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.56175 . Submission:
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