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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2006
  • pp: 2932–

Deterministic Analysis of Endless Tuning of Polarization Controllers

Peter Oswald and Christi K. Madsen

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 24, Issue 7, pp. 2932- (2006)

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The authors describe a new deterministic algorithm for endless reset-free polarization control (PC) based on sequences of tunable phase shifters and directional couplers, which can be implemented in a variety of discrete (e.g., rotating waveplates) and integrated optic material platforms. They provide a novel quantitative formulation of what endless reset-free PC operation means and prove in a rigorous way that the algorithm satisfies the defined requirements.

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Peter Oswald and Christi K. Madsen, "Deterministic Analysis of Endless Tuning of Polarization Controllers," J. Lightwave Technol. 24, 2932- (2006)

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