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Novel Single Mode Fiber (SMF) Ultra Low Loss Design in 1550 µM Window considering PMD, DGD and various Bending Radii

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2010 by IJCA Journal
Number 7 - Article 6
Year of Publication: 2010
A.M. Agarkar
Sushil Shamrao Dufare

A M Agarkar and Sushil Shamrao Dufare. Article:Novel Single Mode Fiber (SMF) Ultra Low Loss Design in 1550 ?M Window considering PMD, DGD and various Bending Radii. International Journal of Computer Applications 10(7):29–34, November 2010. Published By Foundation of Computer Science. BibTeX

	author = {A.M. Agarkar and Sushil Shamrao Dufare},
	title = {Article:Novel Single Mode Fiber (SMF) Ultra Low Loss Design in 1550 ?M Window considering PMD, DGD and various Bending Radii},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2010},
	volume = {10},
	number = {7},
	pages = {29--34},
	month = {November},
	note = {Published By Foundation of Computer Science}


Bend intensive single mode fibers are attractive for fiber to the home (FTTH) applications because they can lower the installation cost and improve the system performance. For in home wiring applications, bend radii in the range of 5 mm are very common [7] and bending losses must be kept minimum. Bending losses of less than 0.1 db/turn will ensure robust network performance under practical bending conditions such as tight 900 corners, corners under the load, excesses cable storage in tightly confined spaces. There are several approaches in designing the fibers with improved bend performance.

There are various methods for designing the fibers with improved bend performance are used, for example, reduced mode field diameter (MFD) method, depressed cladding design technique and hole assisted design.

In this paper, reduced mode field diameter method, to design and analyze the performance of single mode fiber with improved bend performance is simulated and analyzed.


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