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Polarisation independent (<0.01 dB) switching in a 2x2 fused fiber null coupler using asymmetric dumbbell cross-section

Polarisation independent (<0.01 dB) switching in a 2x2 fused fiber null coupler using asymmetric dumbbell cross-section
Polarisation independent (<0.01 dB) switching in a 2x2 fused fiber null coupler using asymmetric dumbbell cross-section
Polarisation independent (<0.01dB) switching at 1.55µm is achieved in a strongly guiding tapered fibre null coupler acousto-optic switch. A strongly fused asymmetric dumbbell cross-section gives the form birefringence required to render the null coupler polarisation insensitive.
0-7803-4125-2
53-54
IEEE
Farwell, S.G.
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Zervas, M.N.
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Culverhouse, D.O.
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Laming, R.I.
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Farwell, S.G.
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Zervas, M.N.
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Culverhouse, D.O.
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Laming, R.I.
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Farwell, S.G., Zervas, M.N., Culverhouse, D.O. and Laming, R.I. (1997) Polarisation independent (<0.01 dB) switching in a 2x2 fused fiber null coupler using asymmetric dumbbell cross-section. In, Summaries of Papers Presented at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO '97 ). Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO '97) (23/05/97) Piscataway. IEEE, pp. 53-54. (doi:10.1109/CLEO.1997.602231).

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Polarisation independent (<0.01dB) switching at 1.55µm is achieved in a strongly guiding tapered fibre null coupler acousto-optic switch. A strongly fused asymmetric dumbbell cross-section gives the form birefringence required to render the null coupler polarisation insensitive.

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Published date: 1997
Venue - Dates: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO '97), Baltimore, United States, 1997-05-18 - 1997-05-23

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Local EPrints ID: 76820
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/76820
ISBN: 0-7803-4125-2
PURE UUID: 6065a7bc-73c1-42f4-b315-5b4c1bd531fd
ORCID for M.N. Zervas: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0651-4059

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 12 Jan 2019 01:38

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Author: S.G. Farwell
Author: M.N. Zervas ORCID iD
Author: D.O. Culverhouse
Author: R.I. Laming

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