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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 13 — May. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2367–2372

Transfer-matrix method based on a discrete coupling model for analyzing uniform and nonuniform codirectional fiber grating couplers

Fatemeh Abrishamian and Katsumi Morishita  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 13, pp. 2367-2372 (2012)

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A simple and efficient transfer-matrix method based on a discrete coupling model is presented to analyze uniform and nonuniform fiber grating couplers between copropagating core and cladding modes. Uniform and piecewise-uniform long-period gratings were fabricated by a point-by-point arc discharge technique. Their measured transmission spectra were compared with the transmission spectra calculated by the presented method.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: December 7, 2011
Revised Manuscript: February 19, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: February 25, 2012
Published: April 26, 2012

Fatemeh Abrishamian and Katsumi Morishita, "Transfer-matrix method based on a discrete coupling model for analyzing uniform and nonuniform codirectional fiber grating couplers," Appl. Opt. 51, 2367-2372 (2012)

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