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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2007
  • pp: 1524–1526

Polarization controller for hollow-core fiber

Matthew Terrel, Michel J.F. Digonnet, and Shanhui Fan  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 11, pp. 1524-1526 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.001524


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Abstract

We demonstrate a universal polarization controller for hollow-core fibers, a simple device consisting of three twisted fiber sections that makes use of the inherent birefringence of the air-core fiber. The device 5% bandwidth at 1550 nm is calculated from measured data to be 13 nm .

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: January 17, 2007
Revised Manuscript: March 3, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: March 9, 2007
Published: May 10, 2007

Citation
Matthew Terrel, Michel J. F. Digonnet, and Shanhui Fan, "Polarization controller for hollow-core fiber," Opt. Lett. 32, 1524-1526 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-11-1524


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