axial propagation constant


axial propagation constant: In an optical fiber, the propagation constant evaluated along the optical axis of the fiber in the direction of transmission. Note: The real part of the axial propagation constant is the attenuation constant. The imaginary part is the phase constant. [After 2196]


This HTML version of FS-1037C was last generated on Fri Aug 23 00:22:38 MDT 1996