The use of Fabry-Perot ring cavities with an odd number of reflections as high-extinction-ratio resonant polarizers is shown. Experimental results from quantum-noise measurements using cavities as spatial and spectral filters, and resonant polarizers are presented.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.5440) Optical devices : Polarization-selective devices
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise
S. Saraf, K. Urbanek, and R. L. Byer, " A Fabry-Perot Cavity Used as a High-Extinction-Ratio Resonant Polarizer with Application to Quantum Optics Measurements," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper WE2.
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