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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2001
  • pp: 1137–1139

Miniature all-fiber devices based on CO2 laser microstructuring of tapered fibers

G. Kakarantzas, T. E. Dimmick, T. A. Birks, R. Le Roux, and P. St. J. Russell  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 15, pp. 1137-1139 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.001137


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Abstract

A focused carbon dioxide laser beam is used to microstructure fibers that have already been narrowed by conventional fiber tapering. We describe three new miniature devices made with this technique: a fused fiber microcoupler with an interaction length of 200 <i>μ</i>m, a long-period grating made from a periodic chain of microtapers, and a new type of prolate whispering-gallery mode microcavity.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices

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G. Kakarantzas, T. E. Dimmick, T. A. Birks, R. Le Roux, and P. St. J. Russell, "Miniature all-fiber devices based on CO2 laser microstructuring of tapered fibers," Opt. Lett. 26, 1137-1139 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-15-1137


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