Chapman, David A.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1080/01468030490489572|
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The coupling of light from a number of few or single-moded fibers into a single multi-mode fiber is analyzed using geometric optics, and simple results demonstrating mode conservation are derived. Coupling from multiple single-mode fibers into a multi-mode fiber is investigated in detail using the overlap integral to determine coupling into each mode of the output fiber as a function of the light phase in the inputs. As well as results with practical relevance to fiber tapped delay-line filters and optical CDMA, the analysis provides pedagogic insight into light propagation and the light-gathering properties of fiber.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Fiber Couplers; Optical Cdma; Ocdma; Fiber Modes; Photonic Components; Optical Beating; Interferometric Noise|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
|Depositing User:||David Chapman|
|Date Deposited:||12 Jun 2006|
|Last Modified:||04 Oct 2016 09:46|
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