6 July 1986 Optical Fiber Non-Destructive Coupler With Tunable Splitting Ratio
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Proceedings Volume 0585, Fiber Optic Broadband Networks; (1986) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.966552
Event: 1985 International Technical Symposium/Europe, 1985, Cannes, France
Abstract
A powerful Hamiltonian theory, recently developed, permits to predict numerically the mode coupling properties of mono and multimode optical fibers with any index pro-file. Theoretical and experimental results are presented;the observation of a sharp radiation light cone emitted by a localized point of a pseudo-periodically deformed fiber has resulted in the realization of a simple non-destructive fiber coupler with tunable splitting ratio. This coupler can be used f.i. for local temporary control on a fiber link.
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M. Haelterman, M. Haelterman, Ph. Emplit, Ph. Emplit, } "Optical Fiber Non-Destructive Coupler With Tunable Splitting Ratio", Proc. SPIE 0585, Fiber Optic Broadband Networks, (6 July 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.966552; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.966552
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