Fiber coupling basics about single-mode and PM fiber coupling, collimation and producing spots out of fiber cables
Lens types, preangled coupling axis, astigmatism correction and beam-shaping and fiber-coupling
Differences between aspheres, achromats and apochromats
Reasons for a pre-angled coupling axis
Why you should tighten the grub screw for the fiber ferrule.
What is new and how to use them.
All about fibercoupling.
Astigmatism Correction and beam shaping using anamorphic beam-shaping optics type 5AN
Astigmatism Correction using anamorphic beam-shaping optics type 5AN
Using anamorphic optics to increase coupling efficiency
How to Transforms a Collimated Laser Beam with Elliptical Cross-section into a
Circular Beam or Vice Versa.
Selection of focal length, estimated coupling efficiency
Selection of focal length and effective coupling diameter
Sources of loss when fiber-coupling
How measured fiber parameters help to choose the best coupling and collimation
Making single-mode fiber coupling smooth and permanent
Stability measurements during temperature cycling and how incorrect adjustment affects the coupling efficiency
Collimated beam diameter, beam divergence, pilot beam
Selection of focal length or determination of the resulting beam diameter
Practical collimation tips for single-mode, polarization-maintaining and multimode fibers
Beam divergence of a collimated beam exiting a single-mode fiber
Approximate constant beam diameter across a certain working range
Cooling and trapping atoms using specially developed fiber collimators
When can you produce a spot by simply refocusing the fiber collimator and when is a micro focus optics necessary?
Calculation of spot diameter for single-mode fibers
What is the depth of focus of my spot?
Selection of focal length
Collimated beam diameter and divergence
Calculation of spot diameter
Numerical Aperture, MFD, polarization extinction, fiber attenuation, pure silica, core alignment etc.
Why is it best to define an effective numerical aperture NAe2?
Typical values for the effective numerical aperture
Defintion of cut-off wavelength and the fiber working range
Definition of mode field diameter MFD
How do MFD and NA vary with wavelength?
Overlap and coupling efficiency when using fibers of different NA, different Mode field or different focal lengths
Attenuation of single-mode and PM fibers depending on wavelength.
Pure silica core fibers (Si)
Why are some fibers polarization-maintaining?
How to characterize PM fibers.
What is an RGB PM fiber?
Stimulated Brillouin Scattering and fiber end-face effects
What are end caps and why should I use them?
Details on the structure of 3 mm and 900 µm fiber cables.
Why is there a minimum cable length?
FC, ST, DIN or AVIO, F-SMA or E2000
Special features of titanium connectors
When to use core-aligned single-mode fibers
How to correctly insert a fiber into the receptacle of a fiber coupler
Typical Spectra, graded vs step index, etc.
Details about the specific features of PCF fibers.
How to use the Polarization Analyzer for coupling into fibers and details about the software
How to use the SK010PA with PM fibers and for free beam applications.
Faraday isolator, wedge-shaped subtrate etc.
Working principle of the Faraday isolator
Advantages of using beam splitters and combiners with wedge-shaped substrate
Compatability to other cage systems
Rugged, modular and fiber coupled beam splitting and combining units
Working principle and attenuation.
How to connect the self-supporting multicube system
Advantages of a low coherence laser and electronical details
Comparison of a low noise laser source to a conventional laser source
Electronic features for electronics type HP
Electronic features for electronics type H
Details about the 51nano exhibition setup.
Details about the electronics types