IEVref: 731-03-78 ID: Language: en Status: Standard Term: profile dispersion parameter Synonym1: Synonym2: Synonym3: Symbol: P Definition: the quantity which characterizes that part of profile dispersion due to a variation of refractive index contrast with wavelength given by: $P\left(\lambda \right)=\frac{{n}_{1\text{\hspace{0.17em}}}\lambda \text{\hspace{0.17em}}\text{d}\text{Δ}}{{N}_{1}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\text{Δ}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\text{d}\lambda }$ where n1 is the maximum refractive index of the core, N1 is the group index corresponding to n1 calculated from the formula: N1 = n1 = λ (dn1 / dλ) Δ is the refractive index contrast, λ is the wavelength in vacuum Publication date: 1991-10 Source: Replaces: Internal notes: 2017-06-02: Cleanup - Remove Attached Image 731-03-78.gif CO remarks: TC/SC remarks: VT remarks: Domain1: Domain2: Domain3: Domain4: Domain5: