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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 2 — Jan. 10, 1998
  • pp: 350–351

Correlation-based interferometric method of evaluating the beat length

V. Sikka, S. Balasubramanian, A. Viswanath, and K. Srinivasan  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 2, pp. 350-351 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.37.000350


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Abstract

A new, to our knowledge, interferometric method of measuring beat lengths in polarization-maintaining fibers that is based on correlation measurements is presented.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry

History
Original Manuscript: April 14, 1997
Revised Manuscript: September 10, 1997
Published: January 10, 1998

Citation
V. Sikka, S. Balasubramanian, A. Viswanath, and K. Srinivasan, "Correlation-based interferometric method of evaluating the beat length," Appl. Opt. 37, 350-351 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-37-2-350


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