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  • Vol. 14, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 1989
  • pp: 648–650

True single-polarization design for bow-tie optical fibers

Frank F. Rühl and Danny Wong  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 14, Issue 12, pp. 648-650 (1989)

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Based on a stress analysis of bow-tie optical fibers, a mechanism for true single-mode single-polarization operation of bow-tie optical fibers is presented. The y-polarized mode can have a loss of the order of 10 dB/m, while the x-popolarized mode remains well confined and without loss.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 27, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: March 31, 1989
Published: June 15, 1989

Frank F. Rühl and Danny Wong, "True single-polarization design for bow-tie optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 14, 648-650 (1989)

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