Abstract

In the last decade, fused biconical taper (FBT) couplers have evolved from a laboratory curiosity to a mass-produced product. Not only have the methods and procedures for fabricating these devices improved considerably but understanding of the coupling process has similarly improved.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

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