A least squares method is presented that allows the Mueller matrix of an optical fiber to be determined with high accuracy from measurements of the output Stokes vector for different unknown input polarization states.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
M. A. Reimer and D. Yevick, " Least Squares Procedure for Measuring Mueller Matrices," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OWI41.
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