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  • Vol. 43, Iss. 32 — Nov. 10, 2004
  • pp: 5923–5925

Compound parabolic tapered fiber for fiber coupling with a highly divergent source

Lee C. Chen, Andy L. Y. Low, and Su F. Chien  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 43, Issue 32, pp. 5923-5925 (2004)

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A novel fiber tapering shape, which is based on compound parabolic geometry, is proposed to increase the acceptance angle of a compound parabolic concentrator. The proposed design is described by use of ray optics on a step-index multimode fiber.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(080.2740) Geometric optics : Geometric optical design

Original Manuscript: May 12, 2004
Revised Manuscript: August 16, 2004
Published: November 10, 2004

Lee C. Chen, Andy L. Y. Low, and Su F. Chien, "Compound parabolic tapered fiber for fiber coupling with a highly divergent source," Appl. Opt. 43, 5923-5925 (2004)

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