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mode scrambler
A device for inducing mode coupling in an optical fiber. 2. A device composed of one or more optical fibers in which strong mode coupling occurs. Note: Mode scramblers are used to provide a modal distribution that is independent of the optical source, for purposes of laboratory or field measurements or tests. Synonym mode mixer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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