An expression for the transmission characteristics of a conical coupling is derived. This expression is shown to be useful for choosing an optimum coupling length.
© 1976 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: September 17, 1975
Published: November 1, 1976
M. D. Wagh, "Coupling between two cylindrical light pipes: a design," Appl. Opt. 15, 2844-2845 (1976)