Low-loss, broad-band coupling between single-mode optical fibers with very different mode-field diameters

Peter Hofmann, Arash Mafi, Clémence Jollivet-Salvin, Tobias Tiess, N. Peyghambarian, Axel Schülzgen

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Abstract

An approach for efficient coupling between different single-mode fibers is demonstrated. It is shown that short segments of graded-index fiber can provide broadband, extremely low-loss coupling even when the fibers have very different mode-field diameters.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2012
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
PagesCM1N.4
ISBN (Print)9781557529435
DOIs
StatePublished - 2012
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2012 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 6 2012May 11 2012

Publication series

NameCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2012

Other

OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2012
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/6/125/11/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    Hofmann, P., Mafi, A., Jollivet-Salvin, C., Tiess, T., Peyghambarian, N., & Schülzgen, A. (2012). Low-loss, broad-band coupling between single-mode optical fibers with very different mode-field diameters. In CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2012 (pp. CM1N.4). (CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2012). Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/cleo_si.2012.cm1n.4