A broad-band in-fiber polarizer with suppression >25dB over 300nm bandwidth is reported. It is made by introducing a high quality Ge nanowire into one of the hollow channels of a photonic crystal fiber.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers
M. A. Schmidt, H. Tyagi, L. Prill Sempere, and P. S. J. Russell, "Polarization Properties of PCF with Ge-Nanowire," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CFO4.
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