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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 21 — Jul. 20, 1998
  • pp: 4789–4796

Laser-to-fiber optical coupling scheme with a long working distance by use of thermally overexpanded fiber

Gyeong-il Kweon, In-shik Park, and Jong-in Shim  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 21, pp. 4789-4796 (1998)

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A laser-diode–optical-fiber coupling scheme that uses aspherically ended thermally overexpanded fiber is proposed. The scheme is verified by both an analytical formalism and a wide-angle beam-propagation method analysis in cylindrical coordinates.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(130.0250) Integrated optics : Optoelectronics
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

Original Manuscript: October 16, 1997
Revised Manuscript: March 2, 1998
Published: July 20, 1998

Gyeong-il Kweon, In-shik Park, and Jong-in Shim, "Laser-to-fiber optical coupling scheme with a long working distance by use of thermally overexpanded fiber," Appl. Opt. 37, 4789-4796 (1998)

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