Fabrication of Optical Fibre Tapers

Data concerning the fabrication of tapered optical fibres. Presented in Proc. SPIE 10323, 10323D.

channelled_spectrum_development.zip - Evolution of channeled spectrum during tapering of SMF 28 optical fiber, using a CO2 laser as the heat source.

OFS_2017_TAPER_FIGURE2.xlsx - The spectral response of a Vosskuhler NIR-300P NIR camera and the Planckian black body radiation curves (dashed lines) for a range of temperatures near the melting point of silica optical fibres.

OFS_2017_TAPER_FIGURE4.xlsx - The strain measured bya fibre Bragg gratings and laser power used during the fabrication of a taper.