Output Views Reference

Profile

The “Profile” view shows you the fiber index profile as defined in the “Fiber Profile” dialog box. To access this view do one of the following steps: Step Action 1 Select the “Profile tab” in the “Views” window 2 Select “Views/Profile” on the “View” menu

Modal Index

The “Modal Index” view shows you the effective refractive index of the selected propagation mode vs. the scan parameter. The default scan parameter is the wavelength. You can change the scan parameter in the “Properties of Fundamental Mode” dialog box or in the “Properties of Higher Order Modes” dialog box. To access this view do…

Group Delay

The “Group Delay” view shows you the propagation group delay for the selected fiber mode vs. the scan parameter. The default scan parameter is the wavelength. You can change the scan parameter in the “Properties of Fundamental Mode” dialog box or in the “Properties of Higher Order Modes” dialog box. To access this view do…

Dispersion

The “Dispersion” view shows you the material, waveguide, and total dispersion characteristics vs. the scan parameter. The default scan parameter is the wavelength. You can change the scan parameter in the “Properties of Fundamental Mode” dialog box or in the “Properties of Higher Order Modes” dialog box. To access this view do one of the…

Mode Measures

The “Mode Measures” view shows you the near-field, far-field and effective Mode Field Diameters (MFD) and the effective area of the fundamental mode vs. the scan parameter. The default scan parameter is the wavelength. You can change the scan parameter in the “Properties of Fundamental Mode” dialog box or in the “Properties of Higher Order…

Material Loss

The “Material Loss” view shows you the material loss characteristics vs. wavelength. The loss is defined according to four models in the “Material Loss” dialog box, as well as the total material loss curve. To access this view do one of the following steps: Step Action 1 Select the “Material Loss” tab in the Views…

Bending Loss

The “Bending” Loss view shows you the microbending and macrobending fiber loss vs. the scan parameter. The default scan parameter is the wavelength. You can change the scan parameter in the “Properties of Fundamental Mode” dialog box. To access this view do one of the following steps: Step Action 1 Select the “Bending Loss” tab…

Splice Loss

The “Splice Loss” view shows you the transversal, longitudinal, and angular misalignment loss, as well as the mode match and total splice loss vs. the scan parameter. The default scan parameter is the wavelength. You can change the scan parameter in the “Properties of Fundamental Mode” dialog box. To access this view do one of…

Birefringence

The “Birefringence” view shows you plots of: Delta Beta – Difference between the propagation constants of the two orthogonally polarized modes. DGD – Differential Group Delay (DGD) due to fiber birefringence vs. wavelength. To access this view do one of the following steps: Step Action 1 Select the “Birefringence” tab in the “Views” window 2…

PMD

The “PMD” view shows you the Polarization Mode Dispersion (PMD) of the first and second orders vs. wavelength. To access this view do one of the following steps: Step Action 1 Select the “PMD” tab in the “Views” window 2 Select “Views/PMD” on the “View” menu