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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1107–1109

Extended Mueller–Stokes description of polarization-mode transformation in linearly birefringent single-mode optical fibers

P. L. Makowski and A. W. Domanski  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 7, pp. 1107-1109 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.001107


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Abstract

We derive a more general version of the commonly known quasi-monochromatic Mueller matrix of a linearly birefringent single-mode optical fiber. In the matrix, the complex degree of self-coherence of the illuminating field is replaced by the normalized cross-correlation of a pair of any jointly stationary light disturbances associated with the eigenpolarization modes, where both modulus and phase of the cross correlation are included. This allows one to write polychromatic Mueller–Stokes equations of multisection systems transmitting any uniformly polarized stationary field. A way for handling arbitrary phase birefringence dispersion is also suggested.

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OCIS Codes
(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(060.2420) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, polarization-maintaining
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 9, 2013
Revised Manuscript: February 20, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: February 26, 2013
Published: March 25, 2013

Citation
P. L. Makowski and A. W. Domanski, "Extended Mueller–Stokes description of polarization-mode transformation in linearly birefringent single-mode optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 38, 1107-1109 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-7-1107


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