Single-Mode Optical Fibre Dispersions and the Physics Phenomenon Involved

  • Iraj Sadegh Amiri
  • Masih Ghasemi
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This chapter reviews the literature concerning types of dispersion caused by a single-mode optical fibre. As a starting point, Sect. 2.2.1 reviews the single-mode fibre characteristics in one glance. Section 2.2.2 lays out the theory on group-velocity dispersion (GVD). Section 2.2.3 subsequently shows how polarization of light in a waveguide medium leads to dispersion. Section 2.2.4 explains the basics of dispersion on a waveguide. Section 2.2.5 illustrates that a material can also take dispersion into account. Finally, all the information given in this chapter is summarized in Sect. 2.3.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iraj Sadegh Amiri
    • 1
    • 2
  • Masih Ghasemi
    • 3
  1. 1.Computational Optics Research Group, Advanced Institute of Materials ScienceTon Duc Thang UniversityHo Chi Minh CityVietnam
  2. 2.Faculty of Applied SciencesTon Duc Thang UniversityHo Chi Minh CityVietnam
  3. 3.Institute of Microengineering and NanoelectronicsUniversiti Kebangsaan MalaysiaSelangorMalaysia

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