Abstract

A lens design approach using anamorphic gradient-index components is used to examine the problem of coupling light from a laser diode to a multimode fiber.

© 1984 Optical Society of America

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1983 (2)

J. D. Forer, S. N. Houde-Walter, J. J. Miceli, D. T. Moore, M. J. Nadeau, D. P. Ryan, J. M. Stagaman, N. J. Sullo, Appl. Opt. 22, 407 (1983).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. F. Forkner, D. W. Kunz, “Characteristics of Efficient Laser Diode Collimators,” Melles Griot Optical Components Division publication (1983).

1982 (2)

1977 (1)

Y. Odagiri, M. Shikada, K. Kobayashi, Electron. Lett. 13, 395 (1977).
[CrossRef]

1976 (1)

M. J. Adams, D. N. Payne, F. M. E. Sladen, Opt. Commun. 17, 204 (1976).
[CrossRef]

1975 (1)

D. D. Cook, F. R. Nash, J. Appl. Phys. 46, 1660 (1975).
[CrossRef]

Adams, M. J.

M. J. Adams, D. N. Payne, F. M. E. Sladen, Opt. Commun. 17, 204 (1976).
[CrossRef]

Atkinson, L. G.

Cook, D. D.

D. D. Cook, F. R. Nash, J. Appl. Phys. 46, 1660 (1975).
[CrossRef]

Forer, J. D.

Forkner, J. F.

J. F. Forkner, D. W. Kunz, “Characteristics of Efficient Laser Diode Collimators,” Melles Griot Optical Components Division publication (1983).

Houde-Walter, S. N.

Kobayashi, K.

Y. Odagiri, M. Shikada, K. Kobayashi, Electron. Lett. 13, 395 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Kunz, D. W.

J. F. Forkner, D. W. Kunz, “Characteristics of Efficient Laser Diode Collimators,” Melles Griot Optical Components Division publication (1983).

Miceli, J. J.

Moore, D. T.

Nadeau, M. J.

Nash, F. R.

D. D. Cook, F. R. Nash, J. Appl. Phys. 46, 1660 (1975).
[CrossRef]

Odagiri, Y.

Y. Odagiri, M. Shikada, K. Kobayashi, Electron. Lett. 13, 395 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Payne, D. N.

M. J. Adams, D. N. Payne, F. M. E. Sladen, Opt. Commun. 17, 204 (1976).
[CrossRef]

Ryan, D. P.

Shikada, M.

Y. Odagiri, M. Shikada, K. Kobayashi, Electron. Lett. 13, 395 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Sladen, F. M. E.

M. J. Adams, D. N. Payne, F. M. E. Sladen, Opt. Commun. 17, 204 (1976).
[CrossRef]

Stagaman, J. M.

Sullo, N. J.

Appl. Opt. (3)

Electron. Lett. (1)

Y. Odagiri, M. Shikada, K. Kobayashi, Electron. Lett. 13, 395 (1977).
[CrossRef]

J. Appl. Phys. (1)

D. D. Cook, F. R. Nash, J. Appl. Phys. 46, 1660 (1975).
[CrossRef]

Melles Griot Optical Components Division publication (1)

J. F. Forkner, D. W. Kunz, “Characteristics of Efficient Laser Diode Collimators,” Melles Griot Optical Components Division publication (1983).

Opt. Commun. (1)

M. J. Adams, D. N. Payne, F. M. E. Sladen, Opt. Commun. 17, 204 (1976).
[CrossRef]

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Figures (10)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Laser diode.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Current solutions.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Generalized anamorphic gradient-index lens.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

One-dimensional gradient-index lens.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Source: Gaussian distribution of rays.

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Fig. 6

Fiber: acceptance angles.

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Fig. 7

Design for 0-μm axial astigmatism.

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Fig. 8

Design for 20-μm axial astigmatism.

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Fig. 9

Design for 40-μm axial astigmatism.

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Fig. 10

Design for 60-μm axial astigmatism.

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N = N 00 + N 10 ( a 1 Y 2 + b 1 Z 2 ) + N 20 ( a 2 Y 2 + b 2 Z 2 ) 2 + ,
N = N 00 + N 10 Z 2 + N 20 Z 4 + ,

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