Choosing the Right Connector for Your Fiber-Coupled Laser Diode
Having trouble deciding which fiber-coupling connection is best for you? Check out our newest white paper, titled “Choosing the Right Connector for Your Fiber-Coupled Laser Diode." In this paper, we review:
- Pros and cons of the most common fiber optic connectors
- Importance of the self-centering ferrule
- Pros and cons of the two main connector styles - FC and SMA
- Importance of physical contact and polishing angle in regard to coupling efficiency and back reflections
After reading this white paper, you will come away with an in-depth understanding of the optomechanical structure of fiber optic connectors, their variants and tolerances, and which of these will better suit your needs.