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Integrated optical mode field adapters at the end of single/multimode fibers
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we present the fabrication of optical mode field adaptors for fiber optical communications devices in combination with a new method for spot size measurement for single mode optical components. At the end of standard single mode fibers we have manufactured reproducible mode field transformers with diameters from 5 μm to 90 μm. Additionally, we present a new planar optical field characterization method. BPM simulations are performed to predict the spot sizes at different fiber end diameters. Based on the measurement of a singlemode fiber in accordance with ITU Recommendation G.652 the efficiency is demonstrated and discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 August 2005
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5874, Current Developments in Lens Design and Optical Engineering VI, 58740F (25 August 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.614486
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Th. Windel, Harz Univ. of Applied Sciences (Germany)
U. H. P. Fischer, Harz Univ. of Applied Sciences (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5874:
Current Developments in Lens Design and Optical Engineering VI
Pantazis Z. Mouroulis; Warren J. Smith; R. Barry Johnson, Editor(s)

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