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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2000
  • pp: 1473–1482

Characterization of optogeometric parameters of optical fibers by near-field scanning probe microscopies

C. Chicanne, S. Emonin, N. Richard, T. David, E. Bourillot, J. P. Goudonnet, and Y. Lacroute  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 17, Issue 9, pp. 1473-1482 (2000)

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The combination of atomic-force and scanning-near-field optical microscopies is useful for characterizing the physical and optical parameters of optoelectronic devices. With a commercial atomic-force microscope adapted to perform scanning-near-field optical measurements, we succeed in determining core diameters, localizing the erbium doping zone, and analyzing propagation modes in erbium-doped and multimodal optical fibers.

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(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2410) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, erbium

C. Chicanne, S. Emonin, N. Richard, T. David, E. Bourillot, J. P. Goudonnet, and Y. Lacroute, "Characterization of optogeometric parameters of optical fibers by near-field scanning probe microscopies," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 17, 1473-1482 (2000)

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