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.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0030-4018 (print)
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Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 78833
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:59
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78833

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