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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 1984
  • pp: 1103–1106

Fiber Faraday rotator

Kazuo Shiraishi, Satoshi Sugaya, and Shojiro Kawakami  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 23, Issue 7, pp. 1103-1106 (1984)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.23.001103


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Abstract

A single-mode fiber Faraday rotator is proposed and fabricated by using a paramagnetic glass with a high Verdet constant. The Faraday rotator is a W-fiber with three layers, namely, core, inner cladding, and outer cladding. To make the fiber FR-5 is used as the starting material. The Verdet constant of the rotator is −0.25 min/Oe·cm at a 0.633-μm wavelength. The rotator can be used in a fiber isolator.

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History
Original Manuscript: November 7, 1983
Published: April 1, 1984

Citation
Kazuo Shiraishi, Satoshi Sugaya, and Shojiro Kawakami, "Fiber Faraday rotator," Appl. Opt. 23, 1103-1106 (1984)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-23-7-1103


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