Model for Estimating Bending Loss in the 1.5 µm Wavelength Region

Kyozo TSUJIKAWA  Masaharu OHASHI  Osamu KAWATA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E80-C   No.7   pp.1067-1069
Publication Date: 1997/07/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Opto-Electronics
Keyword: 
bending loss,  bending loss ratio,  1.3 µm zero-dispersion single-mode fibers,  1.5 µm wavelength region,  mode field diameter,  cutoff wavelength,  

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Summary: 
A model for estimating the bending loss of 1.3 µm zero-dispersion single-mode fibers at 1.58 µm from the value at 1.55 µm is investigated experimentally and theoretically. An approximated equation for estimating the bending loss ratio of 1.58 µm to 1.55 µm is proposed, which provides good agreement with the experimental results.