1 August 1984 The Effect Of Multimode Star Coupler Uniformity In Fiber Optic Subsystems
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Proceedings Volume 0479, Fiber Optic Couplers, Connectors, and Splice Technology; (1984) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.942777
Event: 1984 Technical Symposium East, 1984, Arlington, United States
Modified fused biconical taper couplers have been developed with improved power and modal uniformity characteristics. While poor power uniformity results in wide receiver dynamic range requirements, poor modal uniformity causes more subtle problems affecting the interaction between the coupler and other system components. Data are shown for 16-port transmission star couplers, giving an indication of problems that occur in systems and showing the improved performance of a modified fused biconical taper coupler.
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Sarah E. Goodman, Sarah E. Goodman, } "The Effect Of Multimode Star Coupler Uniformity In Fiber Optic Subsystems", Proc. SPIE 0479, Fiber Optic Couplers, Connectors, and Splice Technology, (1 August 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.942777; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.942777


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