Arbitrary modal field coupling is analyzed and optimized by using tapered and nontapered GRIN fiber lenses as single-mode optical fiber connectors. Conditions for achieving maximum coupling efficiency are derived.
© 1990 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: January 2, 1990
Published: October 1, 1990
Jesus Linares and Carlos Gomez-Reino, "Arbitrary single-mode coupling by tapered and nontapered grin fiber lenses," Appl. Opt. 29, 4003-4007 (1990)