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1. (WO2018202269) A LIGHT SOURCE ASSEMBLY

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/202269    International Application No.:    PCT/DK2018/050090
Publication Date: Fri Nov 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu May 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: G02B 6/28
Applicants: NKT PHOTONICS A/S
Inventors: FEUCHTER, Thomas
KUBAT, Irnis
ISKHAKOV, Timur
Title: A LIGHT SOURCE ASSEMBLY
Abstract:
A light source assembly having N outputs is disclosed. The assembly comprising: • a light source arrangement arranged for supplying light to M inputs, where M an N independently of each other are integers and where M ≥ 2 and M ≤ N; • at least one optical couplers, each having at least one input arm and a plurality of output arms; and • an integer number, P, of mode scramblers; The light source arrangement may comprise a broadband light source and a multimode coupler configured for receiving one or more light beams from the light source arrangement, wherein the one or more light beams being derived from the broadband light source and wherein a mode scrambler is arranged for mode scrambling one of said light beams before it enters the multimode coupler.