Show simple item record

dc.contributor.advisorJohnson, Leeen_US
dc.contributor.advisorBesieris, Yannis M.en_US
dc.contributor.advisorSafaai-Jazi, Ahmaden_US
dc.contributor.authorBarake, Taha Mohameden_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-08-05T14:48:05Z
dc.date.available2011-08-05T14:48:05Z
dc.date.issued1997-04-22en_US
dc.identifier.otheretd-3034112939721181en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/9575
dc.description.abstractA generalized analysis of multiple-clad cylindrical dielectric structures with step-index profiles is presented. This analysis yields unified expressions for fields, dispersion equation and cutoff conditions for weakly guiding optical fibers with step-index but otherwise arbitrary profiles. The formulation focuses on triple-clad fibers, but can accommodate single and double-clad fibers as special limiting cases. Using the generalized solutions, transmission properties of several types of specialty fibers for broadband applications, including dispersion-shifted, dispersion-flattened, and dispersion compensating fibers, are studied. Improved designs for dispersion-shifted and dispersion compensating fibers are achieved. Fiber parameters and material compositions for the improved designs are provided. The proposed design for the dispersion-shifted fiber yields zero second-order as well as third-order dispersion at the 1.55 micrometer wavelength. The dispersion compensating fiber proposed here provides a large negative dispersion of about -400 ps/nm.km at the 1.55 micrometer wavelength for the fundamental mode. Numerical results for dispersion characteristics, cutoff wavelengths, and radial field distributions are provided.en_US
dc.format.mediumETDen_US
dc.publisherVirginia Techen_US
dc.relation.haspartetd.pdfen_US
dc.rightsThe authors of the theses and dissertations are the copyright owners. Virginia Tech's Digital Library and Archives has their permission to store and provide access to these works.en_US
dc.source.urihttp://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/available/etd-3034112939721181en_US
dc.subjectmultiple-clad fibersen_US
dc.subjectdispersion-altered fibersen_US
dc.titleA Generalized Analysis of Multiple-Clad Fibers with Arbitrary Step-Indx Profiles and Applicationsen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.departmentElectrical and Computer Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeMSen_US


Files in this item

Thumbnail

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record