All fibre 2x2 polarisation insensitive switch

Culverhouse, D.O., Laming, R.I., Farwell, S.G., Birks, T.A. and Zervas, M.N. (1997) All fibre 2x2 polarisation insensitive switch. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 9, (4), 455-457. (doi:10.1109/68.559386).


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We report the development of a polarisation insensitive, low loss, broad band all fibre 2×2 acousto-optic switch based on twisting the waist of a null taper coupler. The best polarisation insensitivity observed so far is 0.2dB.

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Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1109/68.559386
ISSNs: 1041-1135
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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 78035
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April 1997Published
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2016 10:18

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