Twisted Hi-Bi fiber DFB lasers with controllable output polarization


Zervas, M.N., Wilmshurst, R. and Walker, L.M.B. (2012) Twisted Hi-Bi fiber DFB lasers with controllable output polarization. In, CLEO/QELS '12, San Jose, US, 06 - 11 May 2012. 2pp.

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We demonstrate that single polarization, hi-bi fiber DFB lasers are in general characterized by elliptical state of polarization, due to the in-built fiber birefringence axis rotation. Externally applied birefringence-axis twist is shown to provide accurate control of the output SOP. Continuous tuning from circular to linear polarization, with PER of ~40dB has been demonstrated.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: CF3N.5
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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 338876
Date Deposited: 18 May 2012 09:19
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 20:21
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/338876

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