This paper presents the first systematic phase and group birefringence measurement of elliptical core fibers covering an unprecedented ellipticity range from 0-0.9. Results are compared with simulations and the impact of core area is discussed.
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T. Geisler and S. Herstrøm, "Measured Phase and Group Birefringence in Elliptical Core Fibers with Unparalleled Systematically Varied Ellipticities," in 37th European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper Th.12.LeCervin.1.
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