We demonstrate the power delivering between two silica fiber tapers through a bridging wire made of a highly nonlinear tellurite glass. The Fresnel reflection at the splicing point is significantly reduced by angled-cut fiber tapers.
© 2010 IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Photonics Society, OSA, Telcordia
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.2750) Materials : Glass and other amorphous materials
N. Chen and P. Kuan, "A Non-Silica Bridging Wire between Silica Fiber Tapers for Novel In-Line Components," in National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JWA5.
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