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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1984
  • pp: 134–136

Radiation losses from single-mode optical Y junctions formed by silver-ion exchange in glass

T. J. Cullen and C. D. W. Wilkinson  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 9, Issue 4, pp. 134-136 (1984)

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Single-mode optical Y junctions have been fabricated using silver-ion exchange in glass. Radiation losses are given for several different input conditions to the branch arms when the Y junction is used as an optical power combiner. A minimum radiation loss of 3 dB has been measured when only one branch arm is excited.

© 1984 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: November 2, 1983
Manuscript Accepted: January 24, 1984
Published: April 1, 1984

T. J. Cullen and C. D. W. Wilkinson, "Radiation losses from single-mode optical Y junctions formed by silver-ion exchange in glass," Opt. Lett. 9, 134-136 (1984)

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