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Elimination of 'humps' in methods for measuring the cutoff wavelength of single mode fibres

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2 Author(s)
F. Wilczewski ; Fachbereich Electrotechnik, Bergische Univ., Wuppertal, Germany ; F. Krahn

The measurement of the cutoff wavelength in single mode fibres is strongly affected by 'humps'. The Letter shows that the humps can be eliminated totally by replacing the higher-index primary coating by an oil, whose refractive index is matched exactly by controlling its temperature.

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Electronics Letters  (Volume:29 ,  Issue: 23 )