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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2006
  • pp: 3237–3239

Coupling characteristics between single-core fiber and multicore fiber

Libo Yuan, Zhihai Liu, and Jun Yang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 22, pp. 3237-3239 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.003237


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Abstract

A simple method for coupling between a single-core single-mode fiber and a multicore single-mode fiber is proposed and demonstrated. An effective coupling approach is based on a process of standard splicing and tapering between the single-core single-mode fiber and the multicore single-mode fiber.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: May 8, 2006
Revised Manuscript: August 22, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 31, 2006
Published: October 26, 2006

Citation
Libo Yuan, Zhihai Liu, and Jun Yang, "Coupling characteristics between single-core fiber and multicore fiber," Opt. Lett. 31, 3237-3239 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-22-3237


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