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The Photonics Quiz

Test yourself by solving a set of questions concerning laser technology, optical fibers, and nonlinear optics! The following questions are mostly solvable by using the Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology. Note that in some cases more than one answer is correct.

Question 14

Two single-mode fibers with different core sizes but same numerical aperture are spliced together. How about the splice loss?

(a) It is lower for light coming from the fiber with smaller core, compared to the other direction.

(b) It does not depend on the direction.

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