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Fused D-Fibre Couplers
Author(s): V. A. Handerek,; R. B . Dyatt
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Paper Abstract

Fused, polarisation maintaining, evanescent-wave couplers have been fabricated from D-fibre. Coupling is controlled by a core diffusion technique which we call "diffusion tuning". Losses lower than 0.1 di! and polarisation extinction ratios as high as 30.6 dB have been observed. The couplers are highly stable, intrinsically robust and have the potential of being made very small in size.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 January 1986
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0574, Fiber Optic Couplers, Connectors, and Splice Technology II, (15 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.950709
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V. A. Handerek,, Andrew Corporation (United States)
R. B . Dyatt, Andrew Corporation (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0574:
Fiber Optic Couplers, Connectors, and Splice Technology II
David W. Stowe, Editor(s)

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