All-fibre devices based on tapered fibres

T A Birks, G Kakarantzas, P StJ Russell

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Abstract

Most attendees of OFC will be familiar with fused couplers, the ubiquitous all-fibre beamsplitter. This paper reviews the many other functions performed on light by fibres tapered through heating and stretching, and the all-fibre devices that result.
Original languageEnglish
Pages3 pp. vol.2
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, 2004. OFC 2004 -
Duration: 1 Jan 2004 → …

Conference

ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference, 2004. OFC 2004
Period1/01/04 → …

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Keywords

  • fused coupler
  • tapered fibre
  • ubiquitous all-fibre beamsplitter
  • optical beam splitters
  • heating
  • stretching
  • all-fibre device
  • optical fibre couplers
  • optical fiber components

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Birks, T. A., Kakarantzas, G., & StJ Russell, P. (2004). All-fibre devices based on tapered fibres. 3 pp. vol.2. Paper presented at Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 2004. OFC 2004, .