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Elasto-optic effect in laser-to-fiber coupling optimization
Author(s): Aleksandra Jarmolik
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Paper Abstract

In this paper the influence of elastooptic effect on mode propagation in fiber structure is considered in context of laser-to-fiber coupling improvement. Numerical calculation results of light propagation in the fiber under homogenous and nonhomogeneous hydrostatic pressure are presented. Elasto-optic effect causes changes in the transmission properties of the fibers. Spot-size converter can be realized by mechanical deformation on the fiber and laser- to-fiber coupling efficiency can be controlled.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 May 1999
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3731, Optical Fibers and Their Applications VI, (14 May 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.348696
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Aleksandra Jarmolik, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3731:
Optical Fibers and Their Applications VI
Jan Dorosz; Ryszard S. Romaniuk, Editor(s)

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