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vol 60 / MARCH, 2017
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UDC 547.97: 535.8; 541.147

ANALYSIS OF POLYMERIC MICROELEMENT FORMATION ON OPTICAL FIBER END UNDER SIGNIFICANT INHIBITING INFLUENCE OF OXYGEN ON PHOTOPOLYMERIZATION PROCESS

M. I. Fokina
ITMO University, Saint Petersburg, 197101, Russian Federation; Associate professor


N. . Sobeshchuk
Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics; postgraduate


I. Y. Denisyuk
ITMO University, Saint Petersburg, 197101, Russian Federation; Department head


Abstract. Technology of polymeric self-organized microelements formation on optical fiber end in limited reaction volume is described. The losses in the optical coupling channel and their sources are investigated.
Keywords: optical waveguide, optical fiber, microlens, coupling, self-focusing, photopolymer.