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Optical Engineering

Direct Fiber-Etalon-Fiber Interfacing
Author(s): R Jin; C. Hanson; A. Chavez-Pirson; H. M. Gibbs; G. Khitrova; N. Pevahambarian; T. Bowen; F.-Y. Juang; P K. Bhattacharya; D. A. Weinberger; K. R. Evans; C. E. Stutz; R. L. Jones
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Paper Abstract

Efficient light coupling into and out of nonlinear etalons is achieved by using direct fiber-etalon-fiber interfaces. This technique can be used with etalons operating in both transmission and reflection. The improved uniformity of the etalons having mirrors grown by molecular beam epitaxy allows this technique to be extended to interface fiber arrays with many optical logic gates. Some simple analysis and possible applications of optical fiber interconnects in a digital optical system are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 28(4) 284348 doi: 10.1117/12.7976961
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 28, Issue 4
Show Author Affiliations
R Jin, University of Arizona (United States)
C. Hanson, University of Arizona (United States)
A. Chavez-Pirson, University of Arizona (United States)
H. M. Gibbs, University of Arizona (United States)
G. Khitrova, University of Arizona (United States)
N. Pevahambarian, University of Arizona (United States)
T. Bowen, AMP Inc. (United States)
F.-Y. Juang, University of Michigan (United States)
P K. Bhattacharya, University of Michigan (United States)
D. A. Weinberger, University of Michigan (United States)
K. R. Evans, Universal Energy Systems (United States)
C. E. Stutz, Air Force Wright Aeronautical Laboratories (United States)
R. L. Jones, Air Force Wright Aeronautical Laboratories (United States)


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