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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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.14.000648


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Abstract

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.

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

Citation
Frank F. Rühl and Danny Wong, "True single-polarization design for bow-tie optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 14, 648-650 (1989)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-14-12-648


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