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Manufacture Of Fiber Optic Couplers Using Hard-Clad Silica Fiber
Author(s): Tonglin Xie; Michael Corke; Steve Root
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Paper Abstract

A new type of fiber optic directional coupling device is presented, designed specifically for hard-clad silica ( HCS ) fiber. Typical excess loss of couplers with 50% coupling ratio is 0.15 dB, with devices with this performance specifications being made using different sizes of hard-clad silica fiber. Tests show that the couplers have very stable temperature response, a flat coupling ratio spectrum and high directivity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 February 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0988, Components for Fiber Optic Applications III and Coherent Lightwave Communications, (23 February 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.959733
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Tonglin Xie, Aster Corp. (United States)
Michael Corke, Aster Corp. (United States)
Steve Root, Aster Corp. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0988:
Components for Fiber Optic Applications III and Coherent Lightwave Communications
Paul M. Kopera; Harish R. Sunak, Editor(s)

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