We propose and demonstrate a four-port optical filter fabricated from tapered optical fiber. The device is fabricated from tapered fiber loops wrapped around a low index rod.
© 2005 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
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
T. E. Dimmick, K. R. Harper, D. J. Markos, and D. M. Thomas, " Four-Port Optical Filter Fabricated from Tapered Optical Fiber," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JWA27.
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