Abstract

The fabrication of a new design of fused single-mode-fiber wavelength-flattened 2 × 2 couplers is reported. The device consists of a slightly unbalanced all-fiber Mach–Zehnder interferometer made with identical single-mode fibers; it is compact (≈2 cm) and shows good coupling-ratio uniformity (50 ± 2.5% over 300 nm) with low excess loss (<0.1 dB).

© 1991 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
More Like This
Monolithic wavelength-flattened 1 × 7 single-mode fused fiber couplers: theory, fabrication, and analysis

David B. Mortimore and John W. Arkwright
Appl. Opt. 30(6) 650-659 (1991)

Pressure sensor that uses bent biconically tapered single-mode fibers

L. C. Bobb, H. D. Krumboltz, and P. M. Shankar
Opt. Lett. 16(2) 112-114 (1991)

Theory and fabrication of wavelength flattened 1 × N single-mode couplers

David B. Mortimore and John W. Arkwright
Appl. Opt. 29(12) 1814-1818 (1990)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Figures (3)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Equations (7)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Metrics