A 1X2 POF splitter based on a Y-branch metal hollow POF coupler design has been developed. The POF splitter has an insertion loss of 5.8 ± 0.2 dB, excess loss of 2.7 dB and coupling ratio of 1:1. The POF splitter has been tested in a video-over POF system application.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
A. A. Ehsan, S. Shaari, and M. K. Abd Rahman, "Metal-Based 1X2 Plastic Optical Fiber (POF) Splitter for Video over POF System Application," in Asia Communications and Photonics Conference and Exhibition, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FA3.
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