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Optical Coatings on Fiber Tips

Coating optical fiber tips with complex filter designs for the miniaturization of optical systems.

Bandpass-Fiber-Tip

Nearly any coating that can be produced on flat glass can also be deposited on fiber tips. Designs include AR, bandpass, longpass, shortpass, and partial reflectors.

The tips can be connectorized, bare, tapered, or lensed. Both single and multimode fiber can be coated, although the angular distribution in multimode fiber must be considered regarding AOI distributions at the coatings. These coatings are robust, allowing a coated tip to be connected to an uncoated tip.

Omega coats fiber mounted to custom jigs that are compatible with different types of connectors (FC, ST, SC, etc.)

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Coated fiber tip spectral array Spectral response of an array of ten fiber tips, each coated with shortwave reflectors. SPIE Paper 9754-12: Coated fiber tips for optical instrumentation

Technical Data Sheet

Related Papers

  • Coated Fiber Tips for Optical Instrumentation
    John B. Barton ; Sheetal Chanda ; Sarah A. Locknar and Gary E. Carver, "Coated fiber tips for optical instrumentation", Proc. SPIE 9754, Photonic Instrumentation Engineering III, 97540D (March 16, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2211083; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2211083
  • High-Speed Multispectral Confocal Biomedical Imaging
    Gary E. Carver; Sarah A. Locknar; William A. Morrison; V. Krishnan Ramanujan and Daniel L. Farkas, "High-speed multispectral confocal biomedical imaging", J. Biomed. Opt. 19(3), 036016 (Mar 21, 2014).; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.JBO.19.3.036016 Copyright 2014 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers.
  • Multispectral Imaging for Diagnosis & Treatment
    Gary E. Carver; Sarah A. Locknar; William A. Morrison and Daniel L. Farkas, "Multispectral Imaging for Diagnosis & Treatment", Proc. SPIE 8947, Imaging, Manipulation, and Analysis of Biomolecules, Cells, and Tissues XII, 894720 (February, 2014)
  • High-Speed Multispectral Confocal Imaging
    Gary E. Carver; Sarah A. Locknar; William A. Morrison and Daniel L. Farkas, "High-speed Multispectral Confocal Imaging", Proc. SPIE 8587, Imaging, Manipulation, and Analysis of Biomolecules, Cells, and Tissues XI, 858715 (February 22, 2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2001883
Fiber tip deposition coating Partial Reflector Fiber Tip Coating

Key Features

  • Wide range of filter designs:
    • Anti-reflection
    • Bandpass
    • Longpass
    • Shortpass
    • Partial Reflectors
  • Various fiber tip configurations:
    • Connectorized
    • Bare
    • Tapered
    • Lensed

Applications

  • Laser Coupling
  • Laser Eye Surgery
  • Fiber Lasers
  • Fiber Interferometers
  • Fiber Raman Probes
  • Fiber-Based Flow Cytometry