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A novel three-core fiber optic spanner
Author(s): Haoyu Zhao; Shang Gao; Xiaotong Zhang; Libo Yuan
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Paper Abstract

We present a numerical modeling of a novel three-core fiber optic spanner. The spanner is realized by properly shaping the three-core fiber facet into a truncated triangular pyramid whose slope surfaces are not symmetric to the fiber cores. Three dimensional trapping forces and rotating torques are calculated and optimized as function of different parameters of the structure in ray optics regime. Simulation results show specific rotors can be trapped and rotated efficiently and stably by the spanner.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 September 2015
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 9634, 24th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 963457 (28 September 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2194667
Show Author Affiliations
Haoyu Zhao, Harbin Engineering Univ. (China)
Shang Gao, Harbin Engineering Univ. (China)
Xiaotong Zhang, Harbin Engineering Univ. (China)
Libo Yuan, Harbin Engineering Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9634:
24th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
Hypolito José Kalinowski; José Luís Fabris; Wojtek J. Bock, Editor(s)

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