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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 40, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 2001
  • pp: 458–460

High return loss at the end face of fiber

Philippe Chanclou, Monique Thual, and Jean Iostec  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 40, Issue 4, pp. 458-460 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.40.000458


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Abstract

A micro-optics device has been developed to limit backreflection at the end face of single-mode fibers. The measured return loss at a wavelength of 1.55 µm is as high as 28 dB. This device allows for preservation of the geometric aspect of a normally cut end-face fiber.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(110.2760) Imaging systems : Gradient-index lenses
(120.3620) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Lens system design
(120.5700) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Reflection

History
Original Manuscript: August 22, 2000
Published: February 1, 2001

Citation
Philippe Chanclou, Monique Thual, and Jean Iostec, "High return loss at the end face of fiber," Appl. Opt. 40, 458-460 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-40-4-458

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