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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 25 — Dec. 12, 2005
  • pp: 10022–10033

Distributed fiber filter based on index-matched coupling between core and cladding

John M. Fini, Ryan T. Bise, Man F. Yan, Andrew D. Yablon, and Patrick W. Wisk  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 25, pp. 10022-10033 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.010022


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Abstract

A new type of fiber for distributed filtering is proposed, designed to have resonant coupling between core and cladding at desired wavelengths. Design principles are illustrated with simulations of several fibers. A filter fiber was fabricated following this design strategy. Measured transmission spectra and imaging of mode output confirm the expected resonant coupling between core and cladding near 1100nm.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber

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John M. Fini, Ryan T. Bise, Man F. Yan, Andrew D. Yablon, and Patrick W. Wisk, "Distributed fiber filter based on index-matched coupling between core and cladding," Opt. Express 13, 10022-10033 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-25-10022


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