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Single-mode optical fiber tunable couplers
Author(s): Luksun Li; Anthony Kerr; Ian P. Giles
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Paper Abstract

The construction and evaluation of single-mode optical fibre tunable couplers are described with the emphasis on the polarisation maintaining fibre devices. The couplers operate via an evanescent field coupling mechanism and are produced based on the polishing technique. General characteristics including polarisation property, wavelength tunability and limitations are described. Applications of tunable fibre couplers are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1992
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1580, Fiber Optic Components and Reliability, (1 February 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.135373
Show Author Affiliations
Luksun Li, ERA Technology Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Anthony Kerr, ERA Technology Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Ian P. Giles, ERA Technology Ltd. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1580:
Fiber Optic Components and Reliability

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