Abstract

The tunneling region below cutoff frequency of the different modes in an elliptical step-index fiber is examined. The whispering modes can undergo either a pure tunneling or a tunneling–radiating effect, whereas the bouncing modes show only the tunneling–radiating effect.

© 1980 Optical Society of America

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