IOCC has developed cost-effective pigtailing approaches.
These approaches have been shown to be quite robust with respect to environmental
stress and are made possible by the ability to cut knife-edges suitable
for fiber coupling.
A sketch of a 4-element phase modulator array that utilizes one pigtailing
A 4-ement array after fiber attachment.
A two-out put device that was pigtailed with a 2-fiber array.
A two-output device that was pigtailed with two individual