A description of a novel silver halide midinfrared optical fiber Y coupler including the construction method and the optical characteristics of the coupler is given. The coupler was used to irradiate a sample with a CO2 laser and to measure simultaneously the temperature rise of the sample.
© 1994 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: May 4, 1994
Published: November 15, 1994
O. Eyal, S. Shalem, and A. Katzir, "Silver halide midinfrared optical fiber Y coupler," Opt. Lett. 19, 1843-1845 (1994)