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linearly polarized (LP) mode
A mode for which the field components in the direction of propagation are small compared to components perpendicular to that direction. Note: The LP description is an approximation that is valid for a weakly guiding optical fiber, including typical telecommunications grade fibers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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