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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 1980
  • pp: 842–845

Faraday rotation in highly birefringent optical fibers

R. H. Stolen and E. H. Turner  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 19, Issue 6, pp. 842-845 (1980)

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Faraday rotation is obtained in highly birefringent single-mode fibers by using alternating or periodically spaced regions of magnetic field. This approach has potential applications in isolators, circulators, combination tuning and unidirectional elements, and for studying fiber birefringence.

© 1980 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 17, 1979
Published: March 15, 1980

R. H. Stolen and E. H. Turner, "Faraday rotation in highly birefringent optical fibers," Appl. Opt. 19, 842-845 (1980)

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