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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 40, Iss. 18 — Jun. 20, 2001
  • pp: 3014–3018

Theory of a tunable fiber ring depolarizer theory

Massimo Martinelli and Joseph C. Palais  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 40, Issue 18, pp. 3014-3018 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.40.003014


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Abstract

The depolarizing properties of a fiber ring structure have been analyzed, and the analytical solution to the device optimization has been found. The result proves that a tunable fiber ring depolarizer can completely depolarize light for any input state of polarization.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components

History
Original Manuscript: March 9, 2000
Revised Manuscript: February 26, 2001
Published: June 20, 2001

Citation
Massimo Martinelli and Joseph C. Palais, "Theory of a tunable fiber ring depolarizer theory," Appl. Opt. 40, 3014-3018 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-40-18-3014

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