We present a method, based on the equivalent-current theory of optical waveguide coupling, by which metal-clad optical fiber polarizers can be analyzed. Good agreement between theoretical predictions and previously published experimental results is attained.
© 1988 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: March 23, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: July 12, 1988
Published: October 1, 1988
Tong Yu and Yizun Wu, "Theoretical analysis of metal-clad single-mode fiber-type polarizers," Opt. Lett. 13, 832-834 (1988)