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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 17 — Aug. 18, 2008
  • pp: 13042–13051

Twist effect on spectral properties of two-mode fiber acousto-optic filters

Sun Do Lim, Hyun Chul Park, and Byoung Yoon Kim  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 17, pp. 13042-13051 (2008)

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The splitting and the shift of resonance peaks in the output spectrum of two-mode fiber acousto-optic devices caused by twist perturbation are described. An elliptical-core two-mode fiber and a two-mode photonic-crystal fiber are used for the analysis. The splitting of the resonance peaks are found to be almost linearly proportional to the twist angle of the fiber with the slopes of about 0.58 nm/(rad/m) for the elliptical-core fiber and about 0.29 nm/(rad/m) for the photonic crystal fiber. The experimental results compare well with the theoretical predictions.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(230.1040) Optical devices : Acousto-optical devices
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: June 16, 2008
Revised Manuscript: August 1, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 5, 2008
Published: August 11, 2008

Sun Do Lim, Hyun Chul Park, and Byoung Yoon Kim, "Twist effect on spectral properties of two-mode fiber acousto-optic filters," Opt. Express 16, 13042-13051 (2008)

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