Optical Connection Technology

  • Ulrich H. P. Fischer-Hirchert


Optical connectors are used in a widespread application range, from low-cost automotive networks with polymeric fibers to multi-fiber single-mode connectors in optical glass fiber core networks. In this chapter, either single-fiber or multi-fiber connectors are described. Different types of single-mode and multi-mode connectors are currently available on the market. A description about the used types is included. In the second section of the chapter, the production and quality control of optical fiber tapers are represented.


Optical Power Lens Fiber Coupling Loss Emission Cone Tapered Fiber 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Photonic Communications LabHarz University of Applied SciencesWernigerodeGermany

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