Single polarization fibers are designed so that one polarization propagates, while the other is cut off. Several classes of index profiles can be used. Applications include new transmission systems, sensors, and components.
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D. Nolan, M. Li, X. Chen, and J. Koh, " Single Polarization Fibers and Applications," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OWA1.
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