Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 22, Issue 5, pp 453–465 | Cite as

Multiport single-mode fibre splitters

  • François Ladouceur
  • John D. Love
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Abstract

Currently, there is significant interest in multiport, single-mode fibre splitters as an alternative to concatenations of 2 × 2 port 3 dB splitters. This paper reviews recent developments in the area and suggests new configurations with potential commercial applications. Both the power-splitting properties and spectral response of each device are quantified.

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© Chapman and Hall Ltd 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • François Ladouceur
    • 1
  • John D. Love
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire d'optique-guidée et d'opto-électronique, département de génie physique, École Polytechnique de MontréalCampus de l'Université de MontréalMontréalCanada
  2. 2.Optical Sciences CentreAustralian National UniversityCanberraAustralia

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