Single-polarisation operation of highly birefringent bow-tie fibres
Varnham, M.P., Payne, D.N., Birch, R.D. and Tarbox, E.J. (1983) Single-polarisation operation of highly birefringent bow-tie fibres. Electronics Letters, 19, (7), 246-247. (doi:10.1049/el:19830169).
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Experimental results show that bow-tie fibres with high levels of stress-induced birefringence can be operated such that they support only a single linearly polarised mode. Under these conditions the loss of the fibre is 5 dB/km for the guided mode and 55 dB/km for the suppressed mode. For short-length operation as a polariser, extinction ratios as high as 50 dB/m have been obtained.
|Subjects:||T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QC Physics
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
|Date Deposited:||11 Mar 2010|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:59|
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