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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • 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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.43.005923


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Abstract

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

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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)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-43-32-5923

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