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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2004
  • pp: 1596–1598

Remote coupling in Bragg fibers

Rumen Iliew, Christoph Etrich, and Falk Lederer  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 14, pp. 1596-1598 (2004)

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We propose a remote directional coupler in Bragg fibers that allows for efficient conversion of the fundamental core mode into an annular mode structure over remote distances. We give design guidelines and confirm the results by finite-difference time-domain calculations.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors

Rumen Iliew, Christoph Etrich, and Falk Lederer, "Remote coupling in Bragg fibers," Opt. Lett. 29, 1596-1598 (2004)

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