Accession Number : ADD004417

Title :   Higher-Order Mode Fiber Optics T-Coupler.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Sierak,Paul F ; Clough,Allen E

Report Date : 11 Oct 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A higher order mode, simplex, fiber optics T-coupler is based on using only the higher order lossy modes of single fiber optics whether the cable is single fiber or a fiber bundle. This allows for T-couplers that discriminate on modes. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Fiber optics, *Waveguide couplers, Light transmission, Modes

Subject Categories : Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE