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Development of a noninvasive single-mode fiber optic coupler
Author(s): Jonathan I. Kaplan; Enrique Cuellar; Paul Meyrueix; Gerard G.T. Tremblay; Alexander Scott Williamson; Christine C. Yeh; Joseph Zucker
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Paper Abstract

The recent push to provide fiber in the local loop has spawned several innovative system architectures and a need for components with which to build these systems. This paper describes the development of a noninvasive coupler for use in a single-mode fiber bus application. Performance requirements, practical aspects of coupling to a bent fiber, and the relationship between reading from and writing to single-mode fiber are discussed. Practical limitations imposed by the electro-optic components and the fiber are reviewed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1992
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1578, Fiber Networks for Telephony and CATV, (1 February 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.134959
Show Author Affiliations
Jonathan I. Kaplan, Raynet Corp. (United States)
Enrique Cuellar, Raynet Corp. (United States)
Paul Meyrueix, Raynet Corp. (United States)
Gerard G.T. Tremblay, Raynet Corp. (United States)
Alexander Scott Williamson, Raynet Corp. (United States)
Christine C. Yeh, Raynet Corp. (United States)
Joseph Zucker, Raynet Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1578:
Fiber Networks for Telephony and CATV

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