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Optical Fibre Branching Devices for Broadband Single Mode Fibre Systems
Author(s): A.El Fatatry
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Paper Abstract

The demand for branching devices for use in optical fibre systems is increasing rapidly with the expansion of such systems into the broadband subscriber loop, local area networks and data links. This paper describes a number of all-fibre single mode devices, based on the fused biconic branching coupler design. The paper highlights the versatility of such devices in providing certain functions such as switching and wavelength division multiplexing which are particularly suited for use in broadband systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 September 1987
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0734, Fibre Optics '87, (17 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.938014
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A.El Fatatry, GEC Research Limited (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0734:
Fibre Optics '87
Lionel R. Baker, Editor(s)

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