In-line Modal Couplers based on Multicore Fibers

Youngbo Shim, Ju Il Hwang, Sang Gwon Song, Young-Geun Han

Abstract

We propose an in-line modal coupler based on a multicore fiber (MCF) which can be readily fabricated by using the adiabatic tapering method. The intermodal coupling of the in-line modal coupler apparently generated the transmission oscillation of the center core and the multiple side core modes depending on the waist diameter. The reduction of the waist diameter of the adiabatically tapered MCF could dramatically change its sensitivities to strain, temperature, and ambient index. We believe that experimental results are very useful to fabricate the in-line modal coupler based on the MCF and to improve the performance of the fiber-optic sensors by controlling the waist diameter of the adiabatically tapered MCF.

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in Harvard Style

Shim Y., Hwang J., Song S. and Han Y. (2016). In-line Modal Couplers based on Multicore Fibers . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS, ISBN 978-989-758-174-8, pages 181-184. DOI: 10.5220/0005777501810184


in Bibtex Style

@conference{photoptics16,
author={Youngbo Shim and Ju Il Hwang and Sang Gwon Song and Young-Geun Han},
title={In-line Modal Couplers based on Multicore Fibers},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,},
year={2016},
pages={181-184},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005777501810184},
isbn={978-989-758-174-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,
TI - In-line Modal Couplers based on Multicore Fibers
SN - 978-989-758-174-8
AU - Shim Y.
AU - Hwang J.
AU - Song S.
AU - Han Y.
PY - 2016
SP - 181
EP - 184
DO - 10.5220/0005777501810184