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