Core Diameter

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

Related Terms
Active Port Diameter,   Beam Diameter,   Cladding Diameter,   Core,   Core Area,   Core Diameter,   Core Eccentricity,   Core Ellipticity,   Core Less End Caps,   Diameter Divergence Product,  

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