FOCUSING ABILITY OF POLYMER MICRO-OPTICAL ELEMENTS ON THE TOP OF THE FIBER FORMED BY PHOTOPOLIMERISATION
Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics; postgraduate
I. Y. Denisyuk
ITMO University, Saint Petersburg, 197101, Russian Federation; Department head
M. I. Fokina
ITMO University, Saint Petersburg, 197101, Russian Federation; Associate professor
Abstract. Technology of polymer optical element formation on a fiber top by polymerization with the use of outgoing radiation from the fiber is investigated. Analysis of the formed microelement focusing efficiency is carried out.
Keywords: optical waveguide, optical fiber, micro-optical element, coupling, self-focusing, photopolymer