dispersion

(redirected from Modal dispersion)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Modal dispersion: material dispersion, waveguide dispersion
References in periodicals archive ?
Modal dispersion is reduced, and a cleaner optical signal is transmitted.
The spreading out of a light pulse as it travels through the fiber is called modal dispersion.
Single-mode fiber is a requirement for high quality transmission, since modal dispersion would severely limit system bandwidth, noise and stability.