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Fabrication of polarisation-maintaining fibres using gas-phase etching

Fabrication of polarisation-maintaining fibres using gas-phase etching
Fabrication of polarisation-maintaining fibres using gas-phase etching
A new fabrication technique for the production of high-birefringence fibres is described. The process is shown to produce fibres with a cross-sectional geometry which is close to the optimum predicted by stress analysis. As a result, fibres with extremely short beat lengths (0.55 mm at a wavelength of 633 nm) have been produced.
0013-5194
1036-1038
Birch, R.D.
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Payne, D.N.
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Varnham, M.P.
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Birch, R.D.
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Payne, D.N.
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Varnham, M.P.
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Birch, R.D., Payne, D.N. and Varnham, M.P. (1982) Fabrication of polarisation-maintaining fibres using gas-phase etching. Electronics Letters, 18 (24), 1036-1038. (doi:10.1049/el:19820709).

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A new fabrication technique for the production of high-birefringence fibres is described. The process is shown to produce fibres with a cross-sectional geometry which is close to the optimum predicted by stress analysis. As a result, fibres with extremely short beat lengths (0.55 mm at a wavelength of 633 nm) have been produced.

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Published date: 1982

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Local EPrints ID: 78644
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78644
ISSN: 0013-5194
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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
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