Journal of Optics

, Volume 32, Issue 3, pp 107–118 | Cite as

Effect of Refractive Index Dip on Splice Loss in Graded-Index Single-Mode Fibers

  • H. Meher
  • S. I. Hosain
  • G. M. College


The effect of refractive index dip on splice loss in arbitrarily graded-index single-mode fiber has been studied utilising the four-term polynomial formula and the infinite sum representation for power transmission coefficient. In the former case, we have used a highly accurate single parameter variational approximation, whereas in the latter, we have used infinite sum of the Laguerre-Gaussian functions for the representation of the LP01 mode. The results obtained by the infinite sum representation represent the exact results.


single-mode fiber refractive index dip splice loss 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Post Graduate Department of Physics & Computer ScienceFiber Optics and Optoelectronics GroupUSA
  2. 2.SambalpurIndia

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