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Optical fibre design using evolutionary strategies

Steven Manos (Optical Fibre Technology Centre, Australian Photonics Cooperative Research Centre and Sydney Vislab and the School of Physics, University of Sydney, Australia)
Leon Poladian (Optical Fibre Technology Centre, Australian Photonics Cooperative Research Centre, University of Sydney, Australia)

Engineering Computations

ISSN: 0264-4401

Article publication date: 1 September 2004



The design of optical fibres for applications where many performance targets have to be met simultaneously is a non‐trivial process. An evolutionary strategy (ES) combined with an algorithm to model the appropriate fibre parameters was used to design an optical fibre suitable for long haul high bandwidth communications. The ES code was developed using an object oriented approach and a parallel version was also incorporated. This allowed for the rapid implementation and subsequent design of fibres with properties of interest. Design constraints arising from the fibre manufacturing process were incorporated.



Manos, S. and Poladian, L. (2004), "Optical fibre design using evolutionary strategies", Engineering Computations, Vol. 21 No. 6, pp. 564-576.



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