The geometric rotation of polarization in single-mode optical fibers is investigated theoretically and experimentally. The measurement results are reported for polarization rotation due to geometric path variance of single-mode fibers with the input and output ends of fibers being nonparallel.
© 1990 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: April 14, 1989
Published: April 20, 1990
Jun Ye, Qu Li, Shao-Qing Peng, and Ying-Li Chen, "Polarization rotation in optical fibers due to geometric path variance," Appl. Opt. 29, 1724-1726 (1990)