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Title: Fabrication of micro-optical lenses for fiber optics applications
Authors: Pradeep Kumar Chandran.
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineering::Mechatronics
Issue Date: 2004
Abstract: Optical fibers are being used in a wide range of applications such as in communication, imaging, sensors and so on. In communication and imaging applications, the optical fiber is coupled to a light source, such as laser diode or light-emitting diode. It is desirable to have all the light from the source to enter the optical fiber but unfortunately this is not so. A way to solve this problem will be to use a microlens to focus the light into the fiber end. The shape of the fiber end face is modified so that it can serve as a lens. The fiber end face can be made spherical, tapered, conical or hemispherical. Also, such fiber lenses fabricated on the tip of the image fiber can make an efficient imaging lens-fiber system
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10356/6285
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: restricted
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