Launching into glass-fibre optical waveguide
Dakin, J.P., Gambling, W.A., Payne, D.N. and Sunak, H.R.D. (1972) Launching into glass-fibre optical waveguide. Optics Communications, 4, (5), 354-357. (doi:10.1016/0030-4018(72)90076-4).
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Several novel and simple launching (and collection) mounts for use in the assessment of single-mode and multi-mode glass-fibre waveguides are described. The transmission efficiency for Gaussian beams of 96% is limited only by Fresnel reflection loss at the entry face. Techniques for preparing the end of the fibre are outlined, a list of some suitable index-matching liquids and their properties is provided and two parameters, namely a smoothing factor S and a ray deviation theta, are proposed for assessing the optical quality of the launching system.
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||doi:10.1016/0030-4018(72)90076-4|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QC Physics
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
|Date Deposited:||11 Mar 2010|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:59|
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