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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 1988
  • pp: 158–160

Wavelength-selective optical-fiber directional couplers using dispersive materials

Katsumi Morishita  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 158-160 (1988)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.13.000158


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Abstract

It is shown that wavelength-selective optical-fiber couplers can be made by choosing materials having appropriate dispersive characteristics. The wavelength-selective effect is caused by differential material dispersion of the optical fibers that compose the coupler. The 1.30–1.57-μm wavelength-division multiplexers/demultiplexers are designed by the use of optical-fiber couplers fabricated from dispersive materials.

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History
Original Manuscript: September 17, 1987
Manuscript Accepted: November 10, 1987
Published: February 1, 1988

Citation
Katsumi Morishita, "Wavelength-selective optical-fiber directional couplers using dispersive materials," Opt. Lett. 13, 158-160 (1988)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-13-2-158


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