The fiber fuse phenomenon was investigated in PANDA-style polarization-maintaining fibers at 1.55 µm. We present fuse velocity and threshold data, and observe different thresholds for fast- and slow-axis alignment.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(060.2420) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, polarization-maintaining
M. M. Lee, J. M. Roth, T. G. Ulmer, and C. V. Cryan, "The Fiber Fuse Phenomenon in Polarization-Maintaining Fibers at 1.55µm," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JWB66.
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