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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 16 — Jun. 1, 2013
  • pp: 3645–3654

Reduction of the diffraction in strongly resonant thin-film Fabry–Perot filters between single-mode fibers

Jean Bittebierre  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 16, pp. 3645-3654 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.52.003645


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Abstract

Simulations show that the cumbersome diffraction losses occurring in narrow bandpass thin-film Fabry–Perot filters (TF-FP filters) inserted between two narrow-core optical fibers are strongly reduced by introducing into the filter a pair of film materials with high refraction index contrast. They are even further reduced by transforming the optically resonant layers of the filter into gradient index photo-refractive resonant lenses. This permits the design of compact TF-FP filters between fibers with passbands as narrow as those of TF-FP filters deposited on bulk substrates.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(310.0310) Thin films : Thin films
(310.1620) Thin films : Interference coatings

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: December 14, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 18, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 16, 2013
Published: May 22, 2013

Citation
Jean Bittebierre, "Reduction of the diffraction in strongly resonant thin-film Fabry–Perot filters between single-mode fibers," Appl. Opt. 52, 3645-3654 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-52-16-3645


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