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Number: 385/43
Name: Optical waveguides > With optical coupler > Particular coupling structure > Tapered coupler
Description: Subject matter wherein a physical dimension or optical characteristic of the waveguide core or cladding increases or decreases continuously with distance along the axis of the guide, and wherein this increase or decrease in dimension is essential to the coupling function.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8712199 Configurable pitch reducing optical fiber array Apr. 29, 2014
8704801 Touch display apparatus and backlight module Apr. 22, 2014
8693827 Three-wavelength optical multiplexer Apr. 8, 2014
8655138 Waveguide structure and related fabrication method Feb. 18, 2014
8655128 Optical fiber bundle and optical irradiator Feb. 18, 2014
8655126 Method of manufacturing optical waveguide having mirror face, and optoelectronic composite wiring board Feb. 18, 2014
8644661 Photonic integrated circuit with a waveguide crossing structure Feb. 4, 2014
8641607 Light-guide, light source apparatus and endoscope system Feb. 4, 2014
8639073 Fiber coupling technique on a waveguide Jan. 28, 2014
8630517 Optical multiplexer/demultiplexer Jan. 14, 2014
8625949 Optical head Jan. 7, 2014
8625942 Efficient silicon-on-insulator grating coupler Jan. 7, 2014
8620121 Tapered fiber retroreflector Dec. 31, 2013
8619511 Heat-assisted magnetic recording head with optical spot-size converter fabricated in 2-dimensional waveguide Dec. 31, 2013
8615148 Optical coupler between planar multimode waveguides Dec. 24, 2013
8582935 Correction wedge for leaky solar array Nov. 12, 2013
8571362 Forming optical device using multiple mask formation techniques Oct. 29, 2013
8542965 Bidirectional optical link over a single multimode fiber or waveguide Sep. 24, 2013
8538213 SSC chip, fiber array attached with SSC, PLC module attached with SSC and method for manufacturing SSC Sep. 17, 2013
8532451 Optical transmitter Sep. 10, 2013
8532448 Light emitting pixel structure using tapered light waveguides, and devices using same Sep. 10, 2013
8515220 Optical fiber coupler for coupling signal beams into a non-circularly shaped optical beam Aug. 20, 2013
8514485 Passive all-fiber integrated high power coherent beam combination Aug. 20, 2013
8508447 Display device and pixel therefor Aug. 13, 2013
8498508 Optical fiber connector Jul. 30, 2013
8472766 Waveguide coupler having continuous three-dimensional tapering Jun. 25, 2013
8472765 Fiber based laser combiners Jun. 25, 2013
8465699 Illumination of integrated analytical systems Jun. 18, 2013
8463094 Chiral fiber polarizer Jun. 11, 2013
8463086 Optical semiconductor device Jun. 11, 2013
RE44262 Optical coupler comprising multimode fibers and method of making the same Jun. 4, 2013
8457460 Single fiber mach-zehnder filter and method of manufacturing the same Jun. 4, 2013
8457456 Optical fiber mode coupling device, having an optimized fiber interface and method of fabrication thereof Jun. 4, 2013
8457453 Passively-thermally-stabilized photonic apparatus, method, and applications Jun. 4, 2013
8447152 Waveguide coupling device with properties of forward and backward coupling as well as manufacturing method thereof May. 21, 2013
8442366 Optical waveguide for touch panel and touch panel using the same May. 14, 2013
8433168 Active optical fiber and method for fabricating an active optical fiber Apr. 30, 2013
8425126 Multi-core optical fiber, optical connector and method of manufacturing multi-core optical fiber Apr. 23, 2013
8422840 Flat-panel optical projection apparatus Apr. 16, 2013
8419296 Optical fiber structure, system for fabricating the same, and block-like chip for use therein Apr. 16, 2013
8417077 Optical branching device and optical communication system including the same Apr. 9, 2013
8412007 3-D waveguide coupling device capable of two-step coupling and manufacture method thereof Apr. 2, 2013
8396535 Integrated optical scanning image acquisition and display Mar. 12, 2013
8396338 Opto-electric hybrid module and method of manufacturing the same Mar. 12, 2013
8384493 Emulation of anisotropic media in transmission line Feb. 26, 2013
8369678 Optical devices for guiding illumination Feb. 5, 2013
8358887 Optical waveguide with light emitting device and optical touch panel Jan. 22, 2013
8358885 Optical semiconductor device, manufacturing method thereof and optical transmission device Jan. 22, 2013
8355611 Photonic crystal element Jan. 15, 2013
8351744 Efficient collimation of light with optical wedge Jan. 8, 2013

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