Modal Noise in a Quasi-Single Mode Fiber--Simulation Experiment--

Masaaki IMAI  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS (1976-1990)   Vol.E66   No.4   pp.248-249
Publication Date: 1983/04/25
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Print ISSN: 0000-0000
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Optical and Quantum Electronics

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Modal noise in a quasi-single mode fiber propagating a few LP mode is studied experimentally by simulating lossy connectors and imperfectly coupled detectors. The signal-to-noise ratio of the so called two-mode fiber is found to be high as in the usual multimode fiber.