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I need to a single mode 1550 optical circulator at my lab. I have a varied supply of components, but no circulator. Any idea how I can make one myself? Perhaps using coupler and isolator?

Thanks.

-D

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closed as off-topic by Daniel Grillo, Dave Tweed Jan 20 '15 at 20:32

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  • \$\begingroup\$ How is this in any sense related to electrical engineering? \$\endgroup\$ – Dave Tweed Jan 20 '15 at 20:32
  • \$\begingroup\$ This is off-topic because it's about optics, not electronics. \$\endgroup\$ – Dave Tweed Jan 20 '15 at 20:32
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If you didn't mind throwing away 1/2 the power you could make one with beam splitters and isolators. But maybe just buy one from Thor labs.. ~$600.

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