Any kind of spin profile transferred into fibers during the drawing process is accurately determined by exploiting a cut-back method together with a deterministic waveplate model. Reconstructed constant and sinusoidal spin profiles are shown.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.1440) Physical optics : Birefringence
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