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Parabolic Coupler for Fiber Optics

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055596D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Bealle, FJ [+details]

Abstract

Where a plurality of signals, each modulating light of a different wavelength, are carried respectively by individual glass fibers, a reflective coupler is used to sum the various signals for more efficient long distance transmission through a single glass fiber.