Black, Richard James
The thesis is divided into three main parts. After introducing the
thesis with some background material in Chapter 1, Part I (Chs.2-3) sets
the scene by examining how lightguide studies tie in with other physical
theories, and studying some one-dimensional examples. In Part II (Chs.
4-6) we examine certain waveguiding effects for specific fiber profile
shapes, in particular, higher mode "splitting" due to polarization and
noncircularity. In Part III (Chs.7-8) we investigate some...[Show more]
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