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
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
Original Manuscript: April 14, 1997
Revised Manuscript: September 10, 1997
Published: January 10, 1998
V. Sikka, S. Balasubramanian, A. Viswanath, and K. Srinivasan, "Correlation-based interferometric method of evaluating the beat length," Appl. Opt. 37, 350-351 (1998)