Measurements of fibre polarisation properties using a photo-elastic modulator

Barlow, A.J. and Payne, D.N. (1982) Measurements of fibre polarisation properties using a photo-elastic modulator. In, Symposium on Optical Fiber Measurements, Boulder Hill, US,


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Single-mode fibres with controlled polarisation properties are required for many fibre applications. For example, high-birefringence fibres are able to transmit linearly-polarised light, a property which is useful in interferometric fibre sensors and in coherent transmission systems. Low-birefringence fibres, on the other hand, have negligible intrinsic birefringence and are suited to conventional communications, polarisation-control devices and polarimetric sensors.

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Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 77707
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Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:12

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