4 August 2009 Breakdown voltage investigation of fusion SiO2 optical coupler switch using Pockel effect model
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Proceedings Volume 7386, Photonics North 2009; 73861V (2009) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.835898
Event: Photonics North 2009, 2009, Quebec, Canada
Abstract
This paper describes a new model for the breakdown voltage of SiO2 fiber coupler using the Pockel effect and empirical equation. The model is evaluated by using the coupling coefficient and the changes in the refractive index. We found that the breakdown voltage is in the order of 102 volt correspond to coupling coefficient by the order of mm-1. Increasing the value of coupling coefficient between the electrodes leads to a reduction in the breakdown voltage.
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. Saktioto, . Saktioto, Nor Faridah Hanim Mat Junit, Nor Faridah Hanim Mat Junit, Sze Phing Ho, Sze Phing Ho, Mohamed Fadhali, Mohamed Fadhali, Preecha Yupapin, Preecha Yupapin, Jalil Ali, Jalil Ali, "Breakdown voltage investigation of fusion SiO2 optical coupler switch using Pockel effect model", Proc. SPIE 7386, Photonics North 2009, 73861V (4 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.835898; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.835898
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