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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 11 — May. 28, 2007
  • pp: 6988–6993

Measurement of the far field intensity distribution of a bent and cleaved fiber taper

Makan Mohageg, Anatoliy A. Savchenkov, Vladimir S. Ilchenko, and Lute Maleki  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 11, pp. 6988-6993 (2007)

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We have theoretically predicted and experimentally demonstrated mode conversion in fiber tapers subject to large adiabatic bending. The far field intensity distribution of the taper mode is imaged in part by cleaving the taper at the position of minimum diameter.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: April 6, 2007
Revised Manuscript: May 14, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 21, 2007
Published: May 22, 2007

Makan Mohageg, Anatoliy A. Savchenkov, Vladimir S. Ilchenko, and Lute Maleki, "Measurement of the far field intensity distribution of a bent and cleaved fiber taper," Opt. Express 15, 6988-6993 (2007)

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