Cladding Diameter

In the cross section of a realizable optical fiber, ideally circular, but in practice assumed to a first approximation to be elliptical, the average of the diameters of the smallest circle that can be circumscribed about the cladding, and the largest circle that can be inscribed within the cladding.

Related Terms
Active Port Diameter,   Beam Diameter,   Cladding,   Cladding Diameter,   Cladding Glass,   Cladding Mode,   Cladding Mode Stripper,   Cladding Ray,   Core Diameter,   Deeply Depressed Cladding Fiber,  

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