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Nanowire Taper Rig 4

Nanowire Taper Rig #4

Fabrication step: Optics and photonics
Function: Optic fibre fabrication
Location: University of Sydney
Purpose: Fabrication of nanowires
Material systems: Suitable for tapering MM SMF and micro structured silica fibres.
Node: OptoFab
Scale/volume: Low volume. 1um in diameter with tapering loss as low as 0.03dB.
Specifications/resolution: 150mm travel THORLABs stages. The rig uses a CO2 laser as a heating source. The taper rig features automated taper design software fibre profiler and is fully computer controlled.