Fiber Optic Modules

  • Ulrich H. P. Fischer-Hirchert


In this chapter, different module structures are presented which are applied in commercial modules. Usually, module assemblies are classified into the following categories: (1) transmitter modules (laser) with and without cooling; (2) receiver module (photodiode); (3) mixed modules (transmitter or receiver); (4) multi-fiber modules (arrays). For each category, an example is shown in more detail in the following. Previously, however, it is necessary to provide some explanation of the used coupling method.


Heat Sink Welding Spot Coupling Efficiency Fiber Coupling Arrayed Waveguide Grate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Photonic Communications LabHarz University of Applied SciencesWernigerodeGermany

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