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Precise alignment of optical fibers using a microfabricated silicon device
Author(s): Melvin H. Johnson
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Paper Abstract

A mechanical splice has been developed that aligns optical fibers with precision approaching fusion splices. This novel device was made using bulk silicon microfabrication processes and can be cost effectively manufactured. The basic concept can be applied to fiber arrays and active devices.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 1993
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1992, Miniature and Micro-Optics and Micromechanics, (15 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.165696
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Melvin H. Johnson, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1992:
Miniature and Micro-Optics and Micromechanics
Neal C. Gallagher; Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri, Editor(s)

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