Clad Fiber

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Double-clad Fiber - Dispersion-compensating Fiber
... In double-clad fiber for dispersion compensation, the inner cladding layer has lower refractive index than the outer layer ... This type of fiber is also called depressed-inner-cladding fiber and W-profile fiber (from the fact that a symmetrical plot of its refractive index profile superficially ... This type of double-clad fiber has the advantage of very low microbending losses ...

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