Azopolymer coated fiber devices are demonstrated for in-fiber polarization control using an external laser beam. When placed in a fiber cavity, photo-induced birefringence on these devices modifies the spectral and polarization of fiber lasers
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber
A. M. Velázquez-Benítez and J. Hernández-Cordero, "Tapered fiber devices with azopolymer coating," in Advanced Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper SOWC4.
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