Abstract

The cutoff frequencies of coaxial optical couplers have been computed using the transverse resonance technique. It is shown that a coupler supports normally at least three modes. The results are applicable to both coaxial couplers and segmented-core fibers of the same profile.

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1984 (3)

V. A. Bhagavatula, M. S. Spotz, W. F. Love, Opt. Lett. 9, 186 (1984).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

H. Etzkorn, W. E. Heinlein, Electron. Lett. 20, 423 (1984).
[Crossref]

J. D. Love, A. Ankiewicz, Electron. Lett. 20, 362 (1984).
[Crossref]

1983 (1)

P. L. Francois, Electron Lett. 19, 885 (1983).
[Crossref]

1982 (5)

L. G. Cohen, W. L. Mammel, Electron. Lett. 18, 1023 (1982).
[Crossref]

V. I. Busurin, M. Green, J. R. Cozens, K. D. Leaver, Appl. Phys. Lett. 18, 138 (1982).

J. R. Cozens, A. C. Boucouvalas, Electron. Lett. 18, 138 (1982).
[Crossref]

J. R. Cozens, A. C. Boucouvalas, A. Al-Assam, M. J. Lee, D. G. Morris, Electron Lett. 18, 679 (1982).
[Crossref]

A. C. Boucouvalas, C. D. Papageorgiou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-18, 2027 (1982).
[Crossref]

1981 (1)

1977 (1)

M. Miyagi, S. Nishida, Proc. IEEE 65, 1411 (1977).
[Crossref]

Al-Assam, A.

J. R. Cozens, A. C. Boucouvalas, A. Al-Assam, M. J. Lee, D. G. Morris, Electron Lett. 18, 679 (1982).
[Crossref]

Ankiewicz, A.

J. D. Love, A. Ankiewicz, Electron. Lett. 20, 362 (1984).
[Crossref]

Bhagavatula, V. A.

Boucouvalas, A. C.

A. C. Boucouvalas, C. D. Papageorgiou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-18, 2027 (1982).
[Crossref]

J. R. Cozens, A. C. Boucouvalas, A. Al-Assam, M. J. Lee, D. G. Morris, Electron Lett. 18, 679 (1982).
[Crossref]

J. R. Cozens, A. C. Boucouvalas, Electron. Lett. 18, 138 (1982).
[Crossref]

A. C. Boucouvalas, “Coaxial optical couplers,” Ph.D. dissertation (Imperial College, University of London, December1982).

Busurin, V. I.

V. I. Busurin, M. Green, J. R. Cozens, K. D. Leaver, Appl. Phys. Lett. 18, 138 (1982).

Cohen, L. G.

L. G. Cohen, W. L. Mammel, Electron. Lett. 18, 1023 (1982).
[Crossref]

L. G. Cohen, W. L. Mammel, S. L. Jang, A. D. Pearson, “High bandwidth single mode fibers,” presented at the European Conference on Optical Communication, Geneva, October 23–26, 1983.

Cozens, J. R.

V. I. Busurin, M. Green, J. R. Cozens, K. D. Leaver, Appl. Phys. Lett. 18, 138 (1982).

J. R. Cozens, A. C. Boucouvalas, A. Al-Assam, M. J. Lee, D. G. Morris, Electron Lett. 18, 679 (1982).
[Crossref]

J. R. Cozens, A. C. Boucouvalas, Electron. Lett. 18, 138 (1982).
[Crossref]

Etzkorn, H.

H. Etzkorn, W. E. Heinlein, Electron. Lett. 20, 423 (1984).
[Crossref]

Eyges, L.

Francois, P. L.

P. L. Francois, Electron Lett. 19, 885 (1983).
[Crossref]

Green, M.

V. I. Busurin, M. Green, J. R. Cozens, K. D. Leaver, Appl. Phys. Lett. 18, 138 (1982).

Heinlein, W. E.

H. Etzkorn, W. E. Heinlein, Electron. Lett. 20, 423 (1984).
[Crossref]

Jang, S. L.

L. G. Cohen, W. L. Mammel, S. L. Jang, A. D. Pearson, “High bandwidth single mode fibers,” presented at the European Conference on Optical Communication, Geneva, October 23–26, 1983.

Leaver, K. D.

V. I. Busurin, M. Green, J. R. Cozens, K. D. Leaver, Appl. Phys. Lett. 18, 138 (1982).

Lee, M. J.

J. R. Cozens, A. C. Boucouvalas, A. Al-Assam, M. J. Lee, D. G. Morris, Electron Lett. 18, 679 (1982).
[Crossref]

Love, J. D.

J. D. Love, A. Ankiewicz, Electron. Lett. 20, 362 (1984).
[Crossref]

Love, W. F.

Mammel, W. L.

L. G. Cohen, W. L. Mammel, Electron. Lett. 18, 1023 (1982).
[Crossref]

L. G. Cohen, W. L. Mammel, S. L. Jang, A. D. Pearson, “High bandwidth single mode fibers,” presented at the European Conference on Optical Communication, Geneva, October 23–26, 1983.

Miyagi, M.

M. Miyagi, S. Nishida, Proc. IEEE 65, 1411 (1977).
[Crossref]

Morris, D. G.

J. R. Cozens, A. C. Boucouvalas, A. Al-Assam, M. J. Lee, D. G. Morris, Electron Lett. 18, 679 (1982).
[Crossref]

Nishida, S.

M. Miyagi, S. Nishida, Proc. IEEE 65, 1411 (1977).
[Crossref]

Papageorgiou, C. D.

A. C. Boucouvalas, C. D. Papageorgiou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-18, 2027 (1982).
[Crossref]

Pearson, A. D.

L. G. Cohen, W. L. Mammel, S. L. Jang, A. D. Pearson, “High bandwidth single mode fibers,” presented at the European Conference on Optical Communication, Geneva, October 23–26, 1983.

Spotz, M. S.

Wintersteiner, P.

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

V. I. Busurin, M. Green, J. R. Cozens, K. D. Leaver, Appl. Phys. Lett. 18, 138 (1982).

Electron Lett. (2)

J. R. Cozens, A. C. Boucouvalas, A. Al-Assam, M. J. Lee, D. G. Morris, Electron Lett. 18, 679 (1982).
[Crossref]

P. L. Francois, Electron Lett. 19, 885 (1983).
[Crossref]

Electron. Lett. (4)

L. G. Cohen, W. L. Mammel, Electron. Lett. 18, 1023 (1982).
[Crossref]

J. R. Cozens, A. C. Boucouvalas, Electron. Lett. 18, 138 (1982).
[Crossref]

J. D. Love, A. Ankiewicz, Electron. Lett. 20, 362 (1984).
[Crossref]

H. Etzkorn, W. E. Heinlein, Electron. Lett. 20, 423 (1984).
[Crossref]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (1)

A. C. Boucouvalas, C. D. Papageorgiou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-18, 2027 (1982).
[Crossref]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (1)

Opt. Lett. (1)

Proc. IEEE (1)

M. Miyagi, S. Nishida, Proc. IEEE 65, 1411 (1977).
[Crossref]

Other (2)

A. C. Boucouvalas, “Coaxial optical couplers,” Ph.D. dissertation (Imperial College, University of London, December1982).

L. G. Cohen, W. L. Mammel, S. L. Jang, A. D. Pearson, “High bandwidth single mode fibers,” presented at the European Conference on Optical Communication, Geneva, October 23–26, 1983.

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

R.i. profile and cross section of a coaxial fiber.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Coaxial-fiber cutoff frequencies for δ1 = 0.2638.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Coaxial-fiber cutoff frequencies for δ1 = 0.5276.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Coaxial-fiber cutoff frequencies for δ1 = 0.7538.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

a, Cutoff frequencies of HE12 mode of coaxial coupler, b, Cutoff frequencies of HE21 mode of coaxial coupler. Curves 1–9 correspond to δ1= 0.1−0.9.

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