We demonstrate a liquid crystal photonic bandgap fiber based polarizer integrated in a double silicon v-groove assembly. The polarizer axis can be electrically controlled as well as switched on and off.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications
Original Manuscript: March 14, 2007
Revised Manuscript: April 11, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: April 15, 2007
Published: June 6, 2007
Thomas Tanggaard Alkeskjold and Anders Bjarklev, "Electrically controlled broadband liquid crystal photonic bandgap fiber polarimeter," Opt. Lett. 32, 1707-1709 (2007)