optical coupler

optical coupler

[′äp·tə·kəl ′kəp·lər]
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The signal lightwave and pump are combined by an optical coupler and launched into a fiber.
A multimode fibre patchcord is used to connect one end of the isolator, and the other end is connected via an FC/APC adaptor to the port of an optical coupler. The laser signal passes through an isolator to prevent reflections and into optical variable attenuator.
The purpose of this contract is the acquisition of an optical receiver with integrated hybrid optical coupler, bound for the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the Public University of Navarra, under the Project TEC2013-47264-C2-2-R funded Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness and co-financed with FEDER funds.
75 % of optical power received in ONU is directed to RSOA and 25 % of it is directed to optical coupler receiver.
The structure comprises a 1 x 2 optical coupler, an upper optical circulator, a lower optical circulator, a fiber Bragg grating FBGri_1, a fiber Bragg grating FBGri_2, and a balanced detector between the upper and lower photodiodes.
The bending radii contributes to bending losses and this concept is used to develop an optical coupler where the proportion of the power in the fiber which is radiated depends on both its radius of curvature and the difference between the refractive indices of core and cladding.
Thus, the optical field at the output of the optical coupler (OC) can be written as:
Subsequently, the signal enters the optical coupler and a signal in here will be divided according to the percentage of 1-n% for the pass signal component; n% is the portion of drop signal component.
(5) Remote node:A node comprising an optical coupler splitting/multiplexing signals and an optical amplifier, placed between a central office and terminal equipments.
In the same order of magnitude, a quasi optical coupler is proposed in [26].
The second biosensor made by our team, figure 3, is of portable type and also based on a monochromatic radiation source of laser diode type which transmits light radiation through a flexible optical fibre to an optical coupler, the latter one permitting fast and by turn connection of some interchangeable SPR wells, under the form of cylindrical rods with stainless coat, inside which there is polymer filling wherein a pack of twelve optical thin fibres (diameter of almost 100 of [micro]m) is circularly distributed around a central optical fibre of larger diameter (hundreds of [micro]m).
Food and Drug Administration to market its new advanced digital, video-based flexible Cystoscope, which is used in conjunction with an integrated "built-in" light source, eliminating the need for a separate camera head, light guide cable and optical coupler.

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