Dakin, J.P., Gambling, W.A., Payne, D.N. and Sunak, H.R.D.
Launching into glass-fibre optical waveguide
Optics Communications, 4, (5), . (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.
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