Microstructured optical fiber couplers are proposed that operate by resonant rather than proximity energy transfer via transverse waveguides and resonator arrays in a fiber crossection, allowing significant inter-fiber separations, eliminating inter-core crosstalk by proximity coupling.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
M. Skorobogatiy, K. Saitoh, and M. Koshiba, "Transverse Lightwave Circuits in MOFs: Waveguides and Resonator Arrays," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JWB81.