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modal noise
Noise generated in an optical fiber system by the combination of mode-dependent optical losses and fluctuation in the distribution of optical energy among the guided modes or in the relative phases of the guided modes. Synonym speckle noise.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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