We present a novel approach for providing low-loss optical interconnection between multicore fibers having dissimilar core pitch. Using simple image formation by a graded index fiber lens a significant core pitch difference (36µm and 29µm) is compensated with low coupling loss (~1.5dB).

© 2017 Optical Society of America

PDF Article


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 OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

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