The characteristics of the output polarization angle and the polarization-mode beat frequency of a twisted fiber laser are investigated. A theoretical model is used to describe successfully the polarization properties.
© 1995 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: October 26, 1994
Published: February 15, 1995
H. Y. Kim, H. K. Kim, B. Y. Kim, S. K. Kim, and H. J. Jeong, "Polarization properties of a twisted fiber laser," Opt. Lett. 20, 386-388 (1995)