Lidless fiber array is an array with no glass lid pressing on the fibers. As for lidless fiber array, its fibers majorly populate in the grooves and are covered with only epoxy. In terms of its application, sealed application enviroment is better for this type of V groove fiber array; A variant of lidless fiber array is lid-recessed fiber array, whose back part of fibers is the only area that is covered with lid.
Fiber counts: 2, 4, 8, 12, 24, 32
Core Pitch: 127μm, 250μm or customer specified
Fiber Type: SM, MM, PM
End-face Angle: 0°, 8°, 45° or Customer specified
Minimum thickness: 0.5mm
Lidless Fiber array is a V-groove fiber array with no lid. It is used when the fibers are needed to be seamlessly contact to the device, or where there exists a very strict height limit. Lidless fiber array can be as thin as 0.5mm.