Click the “Scan Fundamental Mode” icon in the Navigator pane. The “Properties of
Fundamental Mode” dialog box appears.

Optical Fiber - Properties of Fundamental Mode

Do the following steps:

Step Action
1 Press the “Calculate” button. The routines calculate all characteristics checked in the Calculate section. In the “Views” window, you can now see graphs of these characteristics.
2 Click the “Modal Index” tab to see the plot of the effective refractive index versus wavelength

Optical Fiber - Modal Index

3 Click the “Group Delay” tab to see the plot of the group delay versus wavelength:

Optical Fiber - Group Delay

4 Click the “Dispersion” tab to see the plot of the group delay versus wavelength:

Optical Fiber - Dispersion

5 Click the “Mode Measures” tab to see the plot of the mode field diameters versus wavelength:

Optical Fiber - Mode Measures

6 Click the “Bending Loss” tab to see the plot of the micro- and macrobending loss versus wavelength:

Optical Fiber - Bending Loss

7 Click the “Splice Loss” tab to see the plot of splice loss versus wavelength:

Optical Fiber - Splice Loss

8 Click the “Mode Field tab” to see the plot of the LP(0,1) mode field versus transverse dimensions of the fiber:

Optical Fiber - Mode Field tab

9 Click the “Eff. Nonlinear RI” to see the plot of this parameter. Its definition is given in the “Technical Background“ section

Optical Fiber - Eff Nonlinear RI