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  • Vol. 11, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1986
  • pp: 581–583

Highly selective evanescent modal filter for two-mode optical fibers

W. V. Sorin, B. Y. Kim, and H. J. Shaw  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 11, Issue 9, pp. 581-583 (1986)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.11.000581


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Abstract

Efficient and selective coupling between a single-mode fiber and the LP11 mode of a double-mode fiber is demonstrated in an evanescent directional coupler. With greater than 90% coupling to the LP11 mode, suppression of the coupled power to the lower-order LP01 mode was measured to be at least 24 dB. This device has application as a modal filter for the construction of in-line all-fiber optical components.

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History
Original Manuscript: April 24, 1986
Manuscript Accepted: June 24, 1986
Published: September 1, 1986

Citation
W. V. Sorin, B. Y. Kim, and H. J. Shaw, "Highly selective evanescent modal filter for two-mode optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 11, 581-583 (1986)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-11-9-581


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