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High Power Pulse Lasers For Fiber Optic Measurements
Author(s): Georgi Stareev; Bohdan Mroziewicz; Slawomir Banasiak; Elzbieta Dobosz
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Paper Abstract

Optical coupling of a high power pulse operating heterostructure broad contact laser with an optical fiber has been investigated.The optical fiber was of a multimode gradient type with the core diameter 50 μm and 200 μm and butt-ended.The efficiency of such coupling has been found to be 12% and 44%, respectively and might vary significantly when the fiber was displaced with respect to the laser emission area.Experimental data are compared with the theoretical predictions. The high power lasers equipped with optical fiber pig tails can be useful for numerous applications in the fiber optic technology.In particular they can be recommended as a signal source in the fiber optic measurement systems.Parameters of such lasers and the output power versus current characteristics are described in the paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 November 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0670, Optical Fibres and Their Applications IV, (10 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938965
Show Author Affiliations
Georgi Stareev, Institute of Electron Technology (Poland)
Bohdan Mroziewicz, Institute of Electron Technology (Poland)
Slawomir Banasiak, Institute of Electron Technology (Poland)
Elzbieta Dobosz, Institute of Electron Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0670:
Optical Fibres and Their Applications IV
Ryszard S. Romaniuk; Mieczyslaw Szustakowski, Editor(s)

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