Propagation of the whispering gallery modes along a micro-deformed miniature optical fiber coil (MOFC) is investigated. The results are applied to explain the performance of a preliminary-fabricated MOFC. Conditions of a low-loss MOFC are discussed.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
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(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
M. Sumetsky, "Propagation of Whispering Gallery Modes Along the Miniature Optical Fiber Coils," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper OTuI4.