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mode coupling
In an electromagnetic waveguide, the exchange of power among modes. Note: In a multimode optical fiber, mode coupling reaches statistical equilibrium, i.e., equilibrium mode distribution, after the equilibrium length has been traversed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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