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Fiber Optics Tutorials

Here we offer some comprehensive physics-based tutorials on fiber optics, all authored by Dr. Paschotta, the founder and managing director of RP Photonics:

SPIE Field Guide to Optical Fiber Technology

For more information on fiber optics, see also

Other Tutorials

If you are interested in laser development and physical modeling, you should see our presentation on the 'transparent laser'.

If you like our tutorials, you may also be interested in our newsletters: The Photonics Spotlight and the RP Photonics Software News.

Case Studies

We have a lot of case studies for our simulation and design software – some examples:

Photonics Quiz

Test your photonics expertise with our photonics quiz!